Quantcast

Tuesday, September 16, 2014         

 Print   Email   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

CNBC report says Hawaii's cost of living highest in nation

By Star-Advertiser Staff

POSTED:



A CNBC report released today ranks Hawaii as the most expensive state in which to live.

The news follows a CNBC report last week that singled out Hawaii is as the state with the worst business climate.

The 2013 cost of living ranking was based on a comparison of the costs of five basic goods and services. The report cited the following prices for Hawaii: $742,166 average price for a home in Honolulu, $3.41 for a half gallon of milk, $3.99 for a pound of ground beef, $333.51 monthly energy cost, and $101.80 for a doctor visit.

Hawaii was No. 1 and  Alaska No. 2 for the second straight year. Rounding out the top five were Connecticut, New York and New Jersey. The least expensive state is Oklahoma, according to the report.






 Print   Email   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

IN OTHER NEWS
Breaking News