|$15 minimum wage permits few luxuries in US cities|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
SEATTLE — A $15 minimum wage like the one adopted in Seattle doesn’t buy many luxuries in most American cities.
Lattes, theater tickets and cable television will still be out of reach for most minimum-wage workers. But about $31,000 a year should be enough to pay the average rent for a shared one-bedroom apartment, plus utilities, health insurance, groceries and an inexpensive cellphone plan.
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