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A huge importance is given by the American society to individualism. Each person is
responsible for the decisions that define his or hers life. Since childhood, the Americans learn
that work improves your way of life and the social position. Moreover, the Americans are not
so found of the social differences, and they are not formal, having a tendency to equalize the
interpersonal relationships.

This style expands to the way they dress, eat, and live. However, even with those small
differences between different classes, The Cost of Living in State is different. It is one thing
to live in New York, one of the most expensive cities of the world, while living in the
unfortunate area of Louisiana where a hurricane could strike anytime is another thing.

The Cost of Living in State is determined by the capital cities. Generally, a state where the
capital has a low cost of living has the same cost in each part of the state. It is important to
make a budget including rent, food, clothes, utilities, and fun. The budget must be monitored
continuously, and you must put the monthly bills and the rates above fun and entertainment.
This is because even in those parts of USA where The Cost of Living in State is low, you will
be penalized instantly if you are not paying the utilities.

The Cost of Living in State is higher in states like California, Massachusetts and the
metropolitan area of New York. The base expenses for every person living in USA are:

The Rent
The rent could be 150 dollars a month for a common apartment with a separate bedroom and
a common living along with some of your friends. However, a small apartment with one
bathroom and one living could easily cost more than 2000 dollars a month in New York, and
we are not talking even about the most expensive areas!

Don't forget the rent deposit that costs about 100-500 dollars and must be paid with the first
rent.

Utilities
You will pay about 50-100 dollars for electricity, phone, water, and gas. Some real estate
owners include this cost in the rent. While The Cost of Living in State is substantially
different from one state to another, those utilities are usually fixed in the whole country. This
means you will pay the same money for electricity whether you are living in the Arizona
desert or in Hollywood.

The cable TV and the internet costs from 50 to 200 dollars, depending on the package and
facilities offered.

Food
An average person needs about 100-200 $ per month to eat. We are only talking about those
persons that prefer to buy the groceries from the supermarket and to cook them. If you like
junk food and restaurants, those costs could easily go over 500 dollars a month.

Entertainment
The Cost of Living in State is different from one area to another when it comes to
entertainment. In New York, you can attend the Opera for 1500 dollars a night, while a drive-
in cinema ticket in Mississippi costs 7 dollars.

Cost of living varies from state to state. It basically includes the expanses, which one has to
pay for living in a particular state. In some states, residential taxes are more as compared to
others, which enhance the cost of living in these states.

				
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