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Quarter 1, 2019 Cost of Living Index Released
June 20, 2019

Among the 257 urban areas that participated in the first quarter 2019 Cost of Living Index, the after-tax cost for a professional/managerial standard of living ranged from more than twice the national average in New York (Manhattan) NY to more than 20 percent below the national average in Harlingen, TX.   The Cost of Living Index […]

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20 Most Expensive U.S. Cities to Live In
April 26, 2019

The most expensive U.S. cities are usually expensive for a reason. Residents pay higher living costs in exchange for favorable geography, climate, culture or economic prosperity — or all of the above. In some cases, however, simple remoteness plays a role. Longer supply lines often translate into higher prices for goods. To determine just how […]

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Teacher Salary Ranking Jumps When Adjusted For Cost Of Living
April 3, 2019

Mississippi teachers make less than their counterparts nationally in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, but when Mississippi’s low cost of living is taken into account, the state’s rank jumps to 35th nationally.

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Study: Berks is competitive in affordability
February 15, 2019

The chamber’s data guru takes a deep dive into Berks County’s cost of living.

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Columbia cost of living lower than national average
February 14, 2019

The Columbia Chamber of Commerce said its new study shows the cost of living in town was 7.1 percent below the national average. The chamber got the numbers from the the ACCRA Cost of Living Index provided by the Council for Community and Economic Research.

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New report: Tampa Bay area still a bargain compared to other regions
February 7, 2019

Lower than average costs for housing and utilities helped give the area that includes Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Hernando counties a relatively low cost of living.

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