$100 is worth about $86 in New York--here's what it will buy you in every US state

October 21, 2019

This map shows the real value of $100 in each state. You can also see the real value of $100 in your metro area. Prices for the same goods are often much cheaper in the more rural areas of states like Missouri or Ohio than they are around large cities 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.