Special Report

25 Most Expensive Cities to Move

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20. Colorado Springs, CO
> Average total moving cost: $3,909
> 1st month’s rent and deposit: $2,670
> Cost of living: 0.2% greater than nation
> Median household income: $60,458
> Population change from migration: 5.1%

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19. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
> Average total moving cost: $3,912
> 1st month’s rent and deposit: $2,678
> Cost of living: 2.0% less than nation
> Median household income: $60,093
> Population change from migration: -0.5%

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18. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI
> Average total moving cost: $3,942
> 1st month’s rent and deposit: $2,666
> Cost of living: 2.4% greater than nation
> Median household income: $71,008
> Population change from migration: 1.7%

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17. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA
> Average total moving cost: $3,977
> 1st month’s rent and deposit: $2,728
> Cost of living: 6.7% greater than nation
> Median household income: $56,087
> Population change from migration: 2.2%

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16. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA
> Average total moving cost: $4,027
> 1st month’s rent and deposit: $2,734
> Cost of living: 1.8% greater than nation
> Median household income: $63,850
> Population change from migration: 5.6%