Here's a look at how the minimum wage in your home state compares to the cost of living.
Compared to several decades ago, children under 18 are more than twice as likely to live with a single parent. Despite the rise in popularity of non-traditional living arrangements, such arrangements tend to offer less financial stability than dual-parent family structures.
Access to affordable, quality housing is associated with a variety of positive economic and social outcomes. But historically, affordable housing has been out of reach for many.
While unadjusted wages are generally higher in more expensive locations, cost-of-living adjusted wages show no significant correlation with living costs.
Saratoga County ranked second in the state in a study by SmartAsset of places where people have the most purchasing power.