Special Report

25 Most Expensive Cities to Move

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10. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
> Average total moving cost: $4,395
> 1st month’s rent and deposit: $3,110
> Cost of living: 9.4% greater than nation
> Median household income: $75,331
> Population change from migration: 6.4%

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9. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
> Average total moving cost: $4,450
> 1st month’s rent and deposit: $3,144
> Cost of living: 10.3% greater than nation
> Median household income: $78,800
> Population change from migration: 3.2%

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8. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
> Average total moving cost: $4,631
> 1st month’s rent and deposit: $3,130
> Cost of living: 21.9% greater than nation
> Median household income: $68,743
> Population change from migration: -0.3%

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7. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT
> Average total moving cost: $4,921
> 1st month’s rent and deposit: $3,510
> Cost of living: 20.1% greater than nation
> Median household income: $86,414
> Population change from migration: 0.7%

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6. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
> Average total moving cost: $4,926
> 1st month’s rent and deposit: $3,636
> Cost of living: 19.1% greater than nation
> Median household income: $93,294
> Population change from migration: 3.5%