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This Is How Much It Now Costs To Raise A Child

How much? Really? Sheesh.

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But now we know exactly how expensive it is. A new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimates that it will cost a middle-income married couple $233,610 to raise a new baby to the age of 17.

Lower-income families are expected to spend $174,690 while those with higher incomes are expected to spend $372,210.