the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ , new map shows $100 is not what it used to be ,this map shows how much $100 is worth in each state.
Prices for the same goods are often much cheaper in states like Missouri or Ohio than they are in states like New York or California. As a result, the same amount of cash can buy you comparatively more in a low-price state than in a high-price state.
- States where $100 is worth the most:
Mississippi ($115.34) Arkansas ($114.29) Alabama ($113.90) South Dakota ($113.64) and West Virginia ($112.49).
- States where $100 is worth the least:
The District of Columbia ($84.67) Hawaii ($85.62) New York ($86.43) New Jersey ($87.34) and California ($88.97).
The piece also explains what this means for people’s checkbooks and for public policy.