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

Hristina Byrnes

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Oklahoma
> Avg. cost of divorce without children: $12,500 (23rd lowest)
> Avg. cost of divorce with children: $18,700 (20th lowest)
> Avg. divorce filing fee: $175 – $250
> Cost of living: 11.0% less than the national average
> Median household income: $51,924 (8th lowest)
> Divorced population: 13.1% (5th highest)

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Oregon
> Avg. cost of divorce without children: $12,700 (24th highest)
> Avg. cost of divorce with children: $19,100 (25th highest)
> Avg. divorce filing fee: $250 – $400
> Cost of living: 0.5% less than the national average
> Median household income: $63,426 (19th highest)
> Divorced population: 12.7% (9th highest)

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Pennsylvania
> Avg. cost of divorce without children: $14,300 (11th highest)
> Avg. cost of divorce with children: $21,500 (11th highest)
> Avg. divorce filing fee: $150 – $350
> Cost of living: 2.1% less than the national average
> Median household income: $60,905 (21st highest)
> Divorced population: 9.7% (8th lowest)

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Rhode Island
> Avg. cost of divorce without children: $13,200 (18th highest)
> Avg. cost of divorce with children: $19,800 (19th highest)
> Avg. divorce filing fee: $160
> Cost of living: 1.4% less than the national average
> Median household income: $64,340 (17th highest)
> Divorced population: 10.8% (17th lowest)

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South Carolina
> 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
> Cost of living: 9.6% less than the national average
> Median household income: $52,306 (9th lowest)
> Divorced population: 11.2% (23rd lowest)

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