Best and worst states to make a living in 2016

Published On: Apr 10 2012 11:16:31 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 28 2016 11:40:32 AM CDT

According to Forbes, this list of the best and worst places to make a living in 2016 is based on the study performed by The study took into account average wages, taxes, cost of living, unemployment rate and incidents of workplace safety.

Manhattan, New York City
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7. New York
Median income: $41,600
State tax on median income: $2,346.40
Unemployment rate: 4.8%

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