Minimum Wage Hours Needed to Afford 2BR Apartment Rent State by State
The chart below shows how many hours you would have to work making minimum wage to be able to just afford rent on an average 2 bedroom apartment.
Hawaii leads the way with 177 hours per week needed to afford rent....JUST RENT. Not counting bills/food etc.
177 hours! It should be noted that there are only 168 hours in a week.