A non-profit organization published a map Monday revealing the “real value” of $100 in each state.
The Tax Foundation said they used data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis to create the graphic which aims to “reflect how prices are different in each state.”
“Because average prices for similar goods are much higher in California or New York than in Mississippi or South Dakota, the same amount of dollars will buy you comparatively less in the high-price states, or comparatively more in low-price states,” the group said in an online statement.
According to the Tax Foundation, the dollar is worth the least in Washington, D.C., Hawaii and New York.
In contrast, it’s worth the most in Mississippi, Arkansas and Missouri.
(H/T: Washington Post)
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