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

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New Mexico
> Avg. cost of divorce without children: $10,700 (6th lowest)
> Avg. cost of divorce with children: $16,000 (7th lowest)
> Avg. divorce filing fee: $135 – $155
> Cost of living: 6.7% less than the national average
> Median household income: $47,169 (4th lowest)
> Divorced population: 13.1% (5th highest)

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New York
> Avg. cost of divorce without children: $17,100 (2nd highest)
> Avg. cost of divorce with children: $25,600 (2nd highest)
> Avg. divorce filing fee: $210
> Cost of living: 15.8% greater than the national average
> Median household income: $67,844 (14th highest)
> Divorced population: 8.8% (2nd lowest)

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North Carolina
> Avg. cost of divorce without children: $13,100 (20th highest)
> Avg. cost of divorce with children: $19,700 (21st highest)
> Avg. divorce filing fee: $225 – $235
> Cost of living: 8.7% less than the national average
> Median household income: $53,855 (11th lowest)
> Divorced population: 10.8% (17th lowest)

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North Dakota
> Avg. cost of divorce without children: $10,400 (5th lowest)
> Avg. cost of divorce with children: $15,600 (6th lowest)
> Avg. divorce filing fee: $80
> Cost of living: 9.9% less than the national average
> Median household income: $63,837 (18th highest)
> Divorced population: 9.4% (6th lowest)

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Ohio
> Avg. cost of divorce without children: $12,500 (23rd lowest)
> Avg. cost of divorce with children: $18,800 (22nd lowest)
> Avg. divorce filing fee: $175 – $350
> Cost of living: 11.1% less than the national average
> Median household income: $56,111 (18th lowest)
> Divorced population: 12.1% (18th highest)

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