The Cost of living in Washington is very high and you may blame Amazon, Microsoft, Starbucks, and a number of companies for it. These companies made the cost of living in Washington to go up. At present, Washington is ranked as the fourth most expensive state in the country, especially on housing costs.
Residents in Maine are charged before they can live in the state. Income tax in Maine is 7.15%. And, as a result of this, Maine ranks high in the list of worst states to live in the United States. Statistics made available by the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center (MERIC) showed that health care costs in Maine are significantly higher than what is available in other states within the country.