Special Report

35 Most Expensive Cities to Move

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25. Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA metro area
> Avg. total moving cost: $5,972
> 1st month’s rent: $1,647
> Median household income: $73,142
> Population change from migration (2010-2018): +5.1%

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24. Barnstable Town, MA metro area
> Avg. total moving cost: $5,976
> 1st month’s rent: $1,645
> Median household income: $68,902
> Population change from migration (2010-2018): +4.0%

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23. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL metro area
> Avg. total moving cost: $6,068
> 1st month’s rent: $1,700
> Median household income: $56,328
> Population change from migration (2010-2018): +8.5%

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22. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA metro area
> Avg. total moving cost: $6,084
> 1st month’s rent: $1,672
> Median household income: $75,599
> Population change from migration (2010-2018): +7.3%

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21. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO metro area
> Avg. total moving cost: $6,271
> 1st month’s rent: $1,786
> Median household income: $79,478
> Population change from migration (2010-2018): +9.3%