Cost of Living: What’s the hourly wage you need for a 2BR in every state?

Cost of Living for 2BR Apartment by each state

From here (via here):

Look at this “try to live and work in San Francisco” stat

Top 25 U.S. Cities for Jobs

Glassdoor came out with one of those “Best Cities For Jobs” reports recently, and then Fast Company went and deep-dove on it. Let’s actually start with the chart of the top 25 or so cities, because I feel that would be a helpful… Continue Reading


Inequality: Let’s talk about 95-20 ratios in U.S. cities

A “95-20 ratio” compares the income of the top five percent of a city (the rich, essentially) with the bottom 20 percent (the poor, essentially) across the 50 largest U.S. cities. If the ratio is very high, that means the… Continue Reading

Cost of living: Where in America would $100 go the farthest?

Cost of Living in the U.S. per $100

Via Vox’s Content Marketing 101 headline “70 Maps That Explain America,” and in turn this post, here’s a general idea of what $100 (national average) will get you in each state in the union: