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The Most Expensive States to Live in 2012

Most expensive: San Francisco House: $799,988 Movie ticket: $10.81 Rent: $2,524 Doctor visit: $121.27 Gallon of gas: $3.741 T-bone steak: $10.25

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5. California

Most expensive area: San Francisco

House: $799,988
Movie ticket: $10.81
Rent: $2,524
Doctor visit: $121.27
Gallon of gas: $3.741
T-bone steak: $10.25

Pictured: The Golden Gate Bridge

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