By Digg

Earning enough money just to meet your basic needs and set a little extra aside for retirement and emergencies is much easier said than done. Only 67 percent of American adults are economically secure, according to a new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. Using data from that report, the personal finance site HowMuch put together a map showing the minimum income required for economic security in each of the 50 states and in Washington, DC. Considering that we’re just talking about being able to afford housing, food, transportation, personal and household items, healthcare, modest savings and taxes, some of these numbers are pretty eye-popping.

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