How Does Your State Rate? An Interactive Map of the Economy recently released an interactive map called The Financial States of America. The graphic analyzes a whole slew of economic data and ranks each state in various categories to provide a clear picture of the overall economy.

I wasn’t shocked to discover that my home state of New Jersey has some of the highest housing costs in the nation, but I did enjoy clicking around the map to see how each state ranked in categories that included¬†housing costs, minimum wage, employment rate, and median household income.

Take a look and click around to explore how your state rates:

Source: Financial States of America

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  1. says

    Good old California, where you can buy a home if you auction off your first born. $800K average makes it clear how many million dollar homes there must be to make that average.

    Wonder if it’s San Francisco, or Beverly Hills pushing that number so high…

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