Top 10 – Most Expensive States To Reside

You won’t get more for your money in these 10 states

States With the Heftiest Daily Price Tags:

10. Rhode Island

Rhode Island was the first of the 13 original colonies to declare independence from British rule.
ProvidenceNew BedfordFall River
House: $361,195
Lipitor: $141.72
Movie Ticket: $10.75
Dozen Eggs: $1.93
Doctor visit: $149
Gallon of gas: $2.90

9. Massachusetts

The Massachusetts was named after the indigenous population, whose name can be segmented as, mass- is “large”, -adchu- is “hill”, -s- is a diminutive suffix for “small”, and -et is a locative suffix, “place”. It has been translated as “near the great hill”, referring to the Blue Hills.
BostonFraminghamNatick
House: $529,300
Lipitor: $162.56
Movie Ticket: $10.70
Dozen Eggs: $1.95
Doctor visit: $112.24
Gallon of gas: $2.89

8. Vermont

January 15, 1777, representatives of the New Hampshire Grants declared the independence of Vermont For the first six months of its existence, it was called The Republic of New Connecticut.
Burlington-South Burlington
House: $415,548
Lipitor: $150.55
Movie ticket: $8.80
Dozen Eggs: $2.37
Doctor visit: $105
Gallon of gas: $2.89

7. New York

New York City, with a population of over 8,000,000 people, is the most populous city in the United States.
New York City (Manhattan)
House: $1,140,461
Lipitor: $160.24
Movie Ticket: $12.30
Dozen Eggs: $2.49
Doctor visit: $125.89
Gallon of gas: $3.15

6. Connecticut

The Connecticut River, Thames River, and ports along the Long Island Sound have given the state a strong maritime tradition, which continues today.
HartfordStamford
House: $606,742
Lipitor: $154.61
Movie ticket: $10.33
Dozen Eggs: $2.04
Doctor visit: $102.26
Gallon of gas: $3.08

5. Maryland

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Maryland households are currently the wealthiest in the country, with a 2009 median household income of $69,272.
BethesdaGaithersburgBaltimore
House: $535,409
Lipitor: $158.10
Movie ticket: $10.69
Dozen Eggs: $2.01
Doctor visit: $87.29
Gallon of gas: $2.95

4. Alaska

Alaska was purchased from the Russian Empire on March 30, 1867, for $7.2 million ($113 million in today’s dollars).
Anchorage
House: $442,050

Lipitor: $156.99
Movie ticket: $10.69
Dozen Eggs: $2.81
Doctor visit: $150.05
Gallon of gas: $3.478

3. New Jersey

During the Great Depression of the 1930s, the state offered begging licenses to unemployed residents,
BergenPassaic
House: $511,212
Lipitor: $159.67
Movie Ticket: $10.70
Doctor visit: $83.52
Gallon of gas: $2.758

2. California

The California Gold Rush began on January 24, 1848, when gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter’s Mill, in Coloma, California.
San FranciscoLos Angeles
House: $808,481

Lipitor: $154.09

Movie Ticket: $12.35
Dozen Eggs: $1.93
Doctor visit: $120.83
Gallon of gas: $3.12

1. Hawaii

In 2003, Hawaii residents had the highest state tax per capita at US$2,838.
Honolulu
House: $689,781
Lipitor: $160.96

Movie ticket: $10.08
Dozen Eggs: $2.79
Doctor visit: $130.15
Gallon of gas: $3.44

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