New From The Tax Foundation:
This week’s map shows the real value of $100 in each state. Prices for the same goods are often much cheaper in states like Missouri or Ohio than they are in states like New York or California. As a result, the same amount of cash can buy you comparatively more in a low-price state than in a high-price state.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis has been measuring this phenomenon for two years now; it recently published its data for prices in 2013. Using this data, we have adjusted the value of $100 to show how much it buys you in each state.
Read the Complete Blog Post and Access Map
See Also: More Data Maps from The Tax Foundation
More Tax Data: “Facts & Figures 2015: How Does Your State Compare?”
55 pages (PDF) report and .xls file.