An average family will spend hundreds of thousands of dollars raising a kid up until the age of 18, but that number might be significantly higher in Miami. According to an analysis by Bundle.com, Miamians spend the the third most on their bebés behind only two New York City boroughs.
"We examined spending by households with children at stores that sell toys, clothing and other services for tots, kids, and teens," Bundle explains of its rankings. "We identified all locations for which Bundle.com had a reasonable sample size, and determined the average spend by these households over the past three years. Then we ranked cities based on the percentage spend above or below the U.S. average."
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Turns out Miami spends 58 percent more than average on kids, at least according to Bundle. Manhattan came in first, spending 90 percent more. Brooklyn was second, spending 67 percent more.
Fort Lauderdale came in 10th on the list, though they only spend four percent more than the national average.