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This Is How Much It Costs to Get Divorced in Every State

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South Dakota
> Avg. cost of divorce without children: $10,900 (8th lowest)
> Avg. cost of divorce with children: $16,300 (8th lowest)
> Avg. divorce filing fee: $95
> Cost of living: 11.8% less than the national average
> Median household income: $56,274 (19th lowest)
> Divorced population: 11.0% (21st lowest)

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Tennessee
> Avg. cost of divorce without children: $12,600 (25th highest)
> Avg. cost of divorce with children: $18,900 (25th lowest)
> Avg. divorce filing fee: $150 – $378
> Cost of living: 9.6% less than the national average
> Median household income: $52,375 (10th lowest)
> Divorced population: 12.2% (15th highest)

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Texas
> Avg. cost of divorce without children: $15,600 (5th highest)
> Avg. cost of divorce with children: $23,500 (5th highest)
> Avg. divorce filing fee: $250 – $350
> Cost of living: 3.0% less than the national average
> Median household income: $60,629 (24th highest)
> Divorced population: 10.5% (14th lowest)

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Utah
> Avg. cost of divorce without children: $13,200 (18th highest)
> Avg. cost of divorce with children: $19,800 (19th highest)
> Avg. divorce filing fee: $310 – $330
> Cost of living: 3.0% less than the national average
> Median household income: $71,414 (12th highest)
> Divorced population: 9.0% (4th lowest)

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Vermont
> Avg. cost of divorce without children: $11,200 (13th lowest)
> Avg. cost of divorce with children: $16,900 (15th lowest)
> Avg. divorce filing fee: $90 – $295
> Cost of living: 2.5% greater than the national average
> Median household income: $60,782 (22nd highest)
> Divorced population: 12.5% (11th highest)

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