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35 Most Expensive Cities to Move

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30. Olympia-Tumwater, WA metro area
> Avg. total moving cost: $5,803
> 1st month’s rent: $1,546
> Median household income: $72,703
> Population change from migration (2010-2018): +10.2%

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29. Trenton, NJ metro area
> Avg. total moving cost: $5,809
> 1st month’s rent: $1,416
> Median household income: $80,632
> Population change from migration (2010-2018): -2.3%

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28. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD metro area
> Avg. total moving cost: $5,831
> 1st month’s rent: $1,568
> Median household income: $80,469
> Population change from migration (2010-2018): +0.5%

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27. Austin-Round Rock, TX metro area
> Avg. total moving cost: $5,833
> 1st month’s rent: $1,601
> Median household income: $76,925
> Population change from migration (2010-2018): +18.1%

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26. Fort Collins, CO metro area
> Avg. total moving cost: $5,954
> 1st month’s rent: $1,632
> Median household income: $71,091
> Population change from migration (2010-2018): +13.2%

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