What is the minimal income for a healthy living in America?

Question by Changed And Loyal: What is the minimal income for a healthy living in America?
Please include with child and one without. What is required for a healthy living in America right now? Is it possible to live on minimum wage on your own?
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Enough money to support yourself on the basic median.

Best answer:

Answer by rtfm
America is a VERY big place. You couldn’t live in most of California on your own if you made two or three times the minimum wage. On the other hand, there’s places in the middle of the country where you could support yourself quite easily on it.

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