Wealth in America: Where are cities with households averaging $70K-plus in earnings?

The U.S. Census Bureau released its annual report on income and poverty in the United States earlier this month. The report revealed that median household income climbed 4.7 percent nationwide, from $57,617 in 2016 to $60,336 in 2017. For many, the progress did not come as a surprise given the country’s near record-low unemployment rate and a booming stock market.

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What’s the most expensive city in your state? A look at cost of living in the U.S.

Most Americans would likely agree that their lifestyle choices and financial security are dictated largely by their income. Income, however, is only one half of the equation. The other half is the price of goods and services. The cost of everyday necessities — such as groceries, transportation, and rent — varies considerably across the country and ultimately impacts just how far a dollar will go.

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