14 Of The Most Expensive U.S. Cities To Live In

Thinking about relocating to a new city soon? We’ve put together a list of the 15 cities you may want to think twice about. Let’s say you live in Kansas City and make $50,000 a year. Using CNN Money’s Cost of Living calculator, here’s how much you would need to earn to have a similar lifestyle in the more expensive cities in America:

1New York, NY

No shock that New York City tops the list. Living in Manhattan is no laughing matter; you’d need to make a whopping $118,468 a year to keep your living standards in the Big Apple.