Planning a funeral is stressful enough because you're dealing with the loss of a loved one. When you factor in having to come up with the money to pay for it, things become even more stressful. In America, the average cost of a funeral is $7,360.00, with $6,260.00 being the average cost of a cremation.
This infographic from Choice Mutual looks at the average costs of both traditional funerals and cremations across the United States. According to the data, the cheapest city in America for either a traditional burial or cremation is in Las Cruces, New Mexico, with average costs of $4,560.00 and $1,860.00 respectively.
The most expensive city for both is Rockville, Maryland, where the average cost of a traditional funeral is $9,847.00 and the average cost of cremations there is $6,170.00. The data also shows numbers from the 15 most populous cities in the country! Did your city make either list on this infographic?
infographic by: choicemutual.com