Costs to Raise a Child

Menstuff® has compiled the following information on how much it will cost to raise a child. A recent suvey to find the most expensive cities in which to raise a child showed Washington, D.C. as the most expensive. San Francisco was 9th at $90,000 per year. That's right. Per year.

Activity

Child's Age At Start
Child's Age at End
Total Annual Amount

Child Care

3
8
$3,000

Groceries

0
18
$2,000

Baby-sitting

2
10
$200

Bigger Home

3
13
$6,000

Bigger Car

0
2
$3,000

Education

5
18
$200

Activities

6
18
$200

Grandparent's Visits

0
16
$300

Furnishings

0
18
$250

Family Vacations

2
16
$300

Dental Bills

3
18
$100

Extra Insurance

0
18
$150

Medical Bills

0
18
$300

Miscellaneous

0
2
$5,000

Expenses Each Year:

Age 0 $11,000
Age 1 $11,000
Age 2 $11,500
Age 3 $12,600
Age 4 $12,600
Age 5 $12,800}
Age 6 $13,000
Age 7 $13,000
Age 8 $13,000
Age 9 $10,000
Age 10 $10,000
Age 11 $9,800
Age 12 $9,800
Age 13 $9,800
Age 14 $3,800
Age 15 $3,800
Age 16 $3,800
Age 17 $3,200
Age 18 $3,200
Age 19 $0

Total expenses $177,700

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