Report: Alexandria's Children Among Least Spoiled
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With all the fancy strollers around the region, it might come as a surprise that children in Alexandria and Washington, D.C., are among the least spoiled in the United States according to Bundle.com.
WTOP reports that the data compilation website ranked 36 metropolitan cities against national averages to find out where the most money is spent on children—or, by and large, how spoiled those children might be.
According to the report, a middle-income family spends an estimated $12,000 on child-related expenses during a baby's first year. Costs for a child’s second year go up to more than $12,500.
Alexandria came in at No. 29, with parents spending 47 percent less than the national average on their children. The District came in at No. 28, with parents spending 41 percent less than the average.
Manhattan took the top spot on the list, followed by Brooklyn, N.Y., and Miami.
Madison, Wis., finished last on the list. Curiously, St. Paul, Minn. placed near the bottom, while Minneapolis came in at No. 4.
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