Originally Posted by OklahomaTourist
I'd offer an enthusiastic caution here about making any generalizations about relative affordability of anything for anyone based solely on incomes relative to national averages.
A $50K income in Oklahoma, for example, goes a heck of a lot farther than $50K in, say, New York or California. So the discretionary income anyone else has isn't always an apples-to-apples comparison.
You make a very good point. I live in AZ. We make less then our relatives in California, but we can afford 3 trips to WDW a year while they can barely afford a day trip to DL. Discretionary income does vary a lot from state to state.