United States

Department
of Agriculture
100%
US $245,340
Add to family?
the cost of raising a child
Details:
Source: Expenditures on Children by Families, 2013. USDA,
Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion. (Misc. Pub. No. 1528-2013).
August 2014
Housing
Overall VS Rural
$73,260 $45,180
Regions
Rural: $193,590
Urban South
$230,610
Urban West
$261,330
Urban
Northeast
$282,480
Urban Midwest
$240,570
Housing Food Transportation Clothing Miscellaneous Health Care
Child Care
& Education
Not included:
Annual Cost
of College
Public:
$18,390
Private:
$40,920
Price by location:
6-8 years old
$12,800
per year
15-17 years old
$14,970
per year
0-2 years old
$12,940
per year
Payment Plan:
30% 16% 14% 8% 18% 6% 8%
Note: U.S. average for middle-income husband-wife families.
USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
www.cnpp.usda.gov/ExpendituresonChildrenbyFamilies.htm

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