Special Report

25 Most Expensive Cities to Move

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15. Austin-Round Rock, TX
> Average total moving cost: $4,098
> 1st month’s rent and deposit: $2,860
> Cost of living: 0.5% less than nation
> Median household income: $67,195
> Population change from migration: 13.4%

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14. Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA
> Average total moving cost: $4,120
> 1st month’s rent and deposit: $2,858
> Cost of living: 2.6% greater than nation
> Median household income: $62,813
> Population change from migration: 3.5%

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13. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD
> Average total moving cost: $4,158
> 1st month’s rent and deposit: $2,888
> Cost of living: 7.5% greater than nation
> Median household income: $72,520
> Population change from migration: 1.0%

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12. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO
> Average total moving cost: $4,288
> 1st month’s rent and deposit: $3,016
> Cost of living: 6.0% greater than nation
> Median household income: $70,283
> Population change from migration: 7.5%

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11. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL
> Average total moving cost: $4,357
> 1st month’s rent and deposit: $3,100
> Cost of living: 6.8% greater than nation
> Median household income: $50,441
> Population change from migration: 6.7%