LOS ANGELES, May 11, 2017 -- This cost of living comparison measures each state against the average cost of living in the United States as a whole. We've examined six critical elements: housing, groceries, utilities, transportation, healthcare and miscellaneous expenses. Together, they form each state's overall cost of living index.
Hawaii came out on top with the highest cost of living overall, while Mississippi ranked lowest for overall cost of living across America.
For full details on the survey results, visit: From California to New York: The Cost of Living Across America
Top 5 States With the Highest Cost of Living (Percentage Above National Average)
1. Hawaii, 67.4%
2. District of Columbia, 49.2%
3. New York, 35.2%
4. California, 34.8%
5. Massachusetts, 34.7%
Top 5 States With the Lowest Cost of Living (Percentage Below National Average)
1. Mississippi, 14%
2. Indiana, 12.1%
3. Michigan, 11.8%
4. Arkansas, 11.5%
5. Oklahoma, 11.4%
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