Best and worst states to make a living in 2016

Published On: Apr 10 2012 09:16:31 AM PDT   Updated On: Jul 28 2016 09:40:32 AM PDT

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.

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6. Ohio
Median income: $35,030
State tax on median income: $731.29
Unemployment rate: 5.1%


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