Who's Living Paycheck to Paycheck—and Who Isn't

RISMEDIA, Wednesday, January 18, 2017— Living paycheck to paycheck is a harsh reality for many Americans, whose expenses—including housing—sap any hope of disposable income. According to a recent study by GOBankingRates, the paycheck-to-paycheck lifestyle is most common in California, Hawaii and New York, and least common in Arkansas, Mississippi and Oklahoma. States Most Likely to Have Residents Living Paycheck to Paycheck 1. Hawaii Median Paycheck: $2,826 Disposable Income: -$367 (-13 percent) 2. California Median Paycheck: $2,481 Disposable Income: $162 (7 percent) 3. New York Median Paycheck: $2,340 Disposable Income: $300 (13 percent) States Least Likely to Have Residents Living Paycheck to Paycheck 1. Mississippi Median Paycheck: $1,561 Disposable Income: $766 (49 percent) 2. Arkansas Median Paycheck: $1,615 Disposable Income: $775 (48 percent) 3. Oklahoma Median Paycheck: $1,868 Disposable Income: $892 (48 percent) Learn where your state ranks here. Source: GOBankingRates


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