The Cost of Dying: Average cost of funerals, cremations, and medical care
From Self.inc (excerpts)
We know that death and finances is not a topic people want to discuss, but it is something people should be aware of. Funerals, cremations, and medical costs are expensive and can be a surprisingly large bill.
We wanted to analyze the true cost of dying in each state based on official data to find out just how much people are having to spend at an incredibly difficult time for many….
Hawaii is the most expensive state for funerals ($14,478) and cremations ($12,095)…
Most expensive state for end-of-life medical costs -- Hawaii ($23,073)…
Funeral costs in the US over time
States in the Pacific region (Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington) saw the largest increase over time at 31.09%, while states in East South Central (Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee) saw the lowest increase which was still just under 10% (9.93%) since 2006. …
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