COST OF LIVING INDEX QUARTERLY UPDATE Among the 259 urban areas that participated in the second quarter 2018 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 almost 25 percent below the national average in Harlingen, TX. […]
Teachers in Oklahoma are planning to walk out of the classroom next week to demand a salary increase, part of a wave of teacher activism across the country from Arizona to West Virginia.
These states have the lowest cost of living and the most affordable housing.
When it comes to cheap living, don’t mess with Texas. The Lone Star State is home to four of the most affordable cities in America. But Texas doesn’t have a monopoly on low living costs. Four other states make an appearance on our list. If you’re thinking about relocating to one of these cheap cities, […]
It doesn’t just seem like it costs less money to live around here; it’s really true. The 2017 Cost of Living Index published by the Council for Community and Economic Research pegged the cost of living in the Eau Claire metro area at 95.1. The national average is indexed at 100, which means that what costs a […]
View the link to this NPR story to see teachers salaries adjusted for cost of living.
Home prices are just one factor you should consider when choosing a city.
COST OF LIVING INDEX QUARTERLY UPDATE Among the 253 urban areas that participated in the second quarter 2017 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 McAllen, […]
One of the most powerful ways to attract great workers is to provide them an affordable place to live. These 10 states certainly have that going for them. The Cost of Living category in our annual America’s Top States for Business study measures all 50 states on an index of prices for basic items. The category is […]