Here’s a simple tool to use if you are considering moving to another state.
The above map compares the purchasing value of money and how far a $100 stretches.
The numbers represent the value of goods you can purchase for $100 Dollars in each state compared to the national average.
Missouri Ranks in the Top Five States Where the Dollar
Goes the Farthest
The Show Me State is also the “Show Me the Money” State with Missouri coming in at 3rd place – where $100 will result in $113.51 in goods and services.
Mississippi comes in as the #1 location where your money goes the farthest, followed by #2 Arkansas, #3 Missouri, #4 Alabama and
#5 South Dakota.
The bottom 2 places where you get the least amount for your $100?
Hawaii at $85.32 and Washington, DC where a $100 will only get you $84.60 in goods.
Relocating Or Retiring to St. Louis?
Wherever you live you are going to spend money. The question is which location will give you the best bang for your buck? Did you know that US News and World Report listed St. Louis as the “Best Place to Retire for Under $40,000 a Year“? In addition, Kiplinger Magazine listed St. Louis as “The Best City for Cheapskates“.
Call Finding Homes for You at 636-532-4200 if you’d like to chat with us about moving to St. Louis. We’ve been helping people relocate here for more than a decade and can help you make a smooth transition to life in the heartland.
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