What It Actually Costs to Live in America’s Most Expensive Cities

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10. Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY
> Monthly cost of living, family of 4: $9,817
> Monthly median family income (all types): $00
> Monthly cost of living, single adult: $3,741
> Monthly housing costs, single adult: $916
> Monthly food costs, single adult: $287
> Monthly median individual income: N/A

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9. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
> Monthly cost of living, family of 4: $8,823
> Monthly median family income (all types): $9,801
> Monthly cost of living, single adult: $4,267
> Monthly housing costs, single adult: $1,412
> Monthly food costs, single adult: $297
> Monthly median individual income: $4,171

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8. Fairbanks, AK
> Monthly cost of living, family of 4: $9,952
> Monthly median family income (all types): $7,310
> Monthly cost of living, single adult: $3,832
> Monthly housing costs, single adult: $873
> Monthly food costs, single adult: $248
> Monthly median individual income: $3,289

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7. Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI
> Monthly cost of living, family of 4: $9,194
> Monthly median family income (all types): $7,647
> Monthly cost of living, single adult: $4,269
> Monthly housing costs, single adult: $1,124
> Monthly food costs, single adult: $414
> Monthly median individual income: $3,225

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6. Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA
> Monthly cost of living, family of 4: $9,283
> Monthly median family income (all types): $8,628
> Monthly cost of living, single adult: $4,238
> Monthly housing costs, single adult: $1,125
> Monthly food costs, single adult: $322
> Monthly median individual income: $2,587