PLAYBOY Journalist ALEX SARGEANT has endured the countless hours of painstaking research to present This MAP SHOWS The HOURLY WAGE YOU NEED To EARN To AFFORD A 2-BEDROOM RENTAL In EVERY STATE In The UNITED STATES Of AMERICA!!!
Then U.S. GOVERNMENT calculates poverty, inflation, and benefits on the inaccurate assumption that renters spend approximately 30 percent of their income on housing.
If you rent in the UNITED STATES, that figure is probably much higher than 30 percent.
This map shows how much a full-time hourly employee would need to make to maintain a 2-bedroom rental unit in every state of the UNITED STATES.
HAWAII tops out at $31.61, with our nation's capitol, WASHINGTON, D. C., coming in second at $28.04.
Where do you live, how much do you earn per hour, and, how large of a percentage of your monthly income do you spend on simply paying your rent???