Best/worst states to make a living

Published On: Apr 10 2012 11:16:31 AM CDT   Updated On: Jun 10 2014 08:15:14 AM CDT

In today's still-tenuous economy, find out where is the best place to make a living -- and where is the worst.

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2. New York -- Incomes in this state may be above average, but when you factor in a high cost of living and a high state income tax, New Yorkers come out behind the typical worker. 

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