Report: Expenditures on Children by Families, 2015

Agencies & Departments : 
Department of Agriculture, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

This report presents the most recent estimates of expenditures by families on children annually across childhood and adolescence. The report indicates that a middle-income married-couple family will spend between $12,350 and $13,900 annually, or $233,610 from birth through age 17, on child-rearing expenses. Learn more.