The 10 Most Expensive Places to Raise a Family in the U.S.

September 14, 2015

A family of four in Washington D.C. needs $106,493 just to get by , according to MarketWatch, making it the most expensive place for parents to raise two children.

“This does not mean a middle-class lifestyle,” says Elise Gould, a senior economist with think tank Economic Policy Institute, which came up with the data. “This is just living, no savings.”

Also on the list of most expensive are Nassau-Suffolk, N.Y., Westchester County, N.Y., New York City, and Stamford-Norwalk, Conn.

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