Special Report

Most Expensive Places to Raise a Family

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10. Westchester County, New York
> Monthly cost of living (family of 4): $10,764
> Median annual family income: $112,894
> Monthly childcare costs: $2,724
> Population: 969,229

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9. Queens County, New York
> Monthly cost of living (family of 4): $10,777
> Median annual family income: $67,780
> Monthly childcare costs: $2,863
> Population: 2,310,011

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8. Rockland County, New York
> Monthly cost of living (family of 4): $11,298
> Median annual family income: $103,555
> Monthly childcare costs: $2,826
> Population: 322,642

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7. Putnam County, New York
> Monthly cost of living (family of 4): $11,563
> Median annual family income: $116,190
> Monthly childcare costs: $2,708
> Population: 99,408

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6. Suffolk County, New York
> Monthly cost of living (family of 4): $11,564
> Median annual family income: $107,019
> Monthly childcare costs: $2,873
> Population: 1,498,130

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