Buying A Home? The States With The Greatest Bang For Your Buck Posted on August 29, 2018 - 07:30 AM by Red Hilton Wondering how far your dollar will go in another State? The cost of living can vary greatly from State to State. Some Highlights: The majority of states in the Midwest and South offer a lower cost of living than states in the Northeast and West. The ‘biggest bang for your buck’ comes in Mississippi where, compared to the national average, you can actually purchase $115.74 worth of goods for $100. For more information regarding the methodology used to create this map, visit the Tax Foundation. Comments There are no comments for this post.