'Real Value' study shows $100 worth more in La. than most states

Having $100 in your pocket in Louisiana is more like having $109.65 (Source: FOX 8 Graphic)
Having $100 in your pocket in Louisiana is more like having $109.65 (Source: FOX 8 Graphic)

You get more for $100 in Louisiana than most other states.

The Tax Foundation used data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis to determine how you can stretch the value of $100 in each state. It says having $100 in your pocket in Louisiana is more like having $109.65 when you consider the price of goods and services in other parts of the country.

When you are in Mississippi, $100 is the most valuable. The Tax Foundation says having $100 there is more like having $115.21.

When you are in Washington, D.C. $100 is worth just $85.96.

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