The U.S. population has become increasingly educated over the years, but it is by no means a monolith. While graduate degrees are relatively common in some states, in others, even Bachelor's degrees are hard to come by. How does this education stratification break out across the country, and in which states do people have the … Continue reading How Does Educational Attainment Vary By State?
How Do Home Sizes And Prices Vary By State?
With home prices hovering slightly below record highs and conventional 30-year fixed mortgage rates higher than in years at 6-7%, it's worth taking a look at the housing market around the United States. How do home sizes and prices vary by state and is there a relationship between the the price of an area and … Continue reading How Do Home Sizes And Prices Vary By State?
Cost Of Living By State
Depending on where you live, you may have to pay more for housing, food, transportation, etc. This is known as cost of living. Well-off areas tend to have higher costs of living, while poorer areas tend to have lower costs of living. This is measured by comparing the prices of a basket of goods and … Continue reading Cost Of Living By State
How Do Savings Account Balances Compare By State
Building up an emergency fund is an important step towards financial security. It means that you are no longer living paycheck to paycheck and you have a buffer in case you are faced with a large, unexpected expense. Unfortunately, most Americans do not have an emergency fund. In fact, most people do not even have … Continue reading How Do Savings Account Balances Compare By State