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Here's What Every U.S. State Is Worst At

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19. Maine: Affordability
The east coast doesn't exactly have the reputation for being affordable, but Maine is one of the least affordable states to live in. In 2019, the consumer website Senior List ranked Maine as the sixth worst state for affordability, with 91.3% of a person's paycheck going to essential spending. The majority of that spending goes to housing and transportation — ouch.