This map shows what $100 in Texas is really worth

Longhorn cattle stand in front on a Texas-flag-painted shed on FM 1371 in Chappell Hill on Thursday January 2, 2014. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Longhorn cattle stand in front on a Texas-flag-painted shed on FM 1371 in Chappell Hill on Thursday January 2, 2014. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

There may be more to your $100 than you think.

A recent analysis by the Tax Foundation shows the relative value of $100 depending on which state you’re in compared to the national average, which is determined by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

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So which state offers the biggest bang for your buck? Well, it’s definitely not Texas — the relative value of $100 in the Lone Star state is only $103.52. That number puts us pretty much in the middle of the spectrum.

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Mississippi ranked at No. 1 with the highest relative value of $100 being $115.34 while Hawaii ranked as the lowest state with it’s relative value at $85.62.

Read the full analysis here. 

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