How Far Does Your Paycheck Stretch? I Was Totally Surprised.

Think your paycheck would stretch more in a smaller town?


NPR used government data from 356 U.S. cities to create a graph that shows your actual median income vs. what it feels like once cost of living is factored in.

Folks in Washington, D.C. take the biggest hit when cost of living is taken into account, while Danville, Ill. sees the biggest boost.

Enter your city in the box above the chart to see how far your paycheck stretches.


Scouted via NPR

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