They're out with those numbers again, about how much it costs to raise a child from age 0 to 17.
Parents will swallow hard...the US Dept. of Agriculture says it takes $234,900 to raise a kid, including food, shelter, and necessities. Depending upon your definition and your child's definition of necessities, it could be $2 million, right? A kid has to have his Wii.
Texas is actually one of the cheapest places in the US to raise a child.