Median cost of a funeral in the U.S. by type 2014-2017

This statistic shows the median cost of an adult funeral with a viewing and a burial in the United States between 2014 and 2017, broken down by whether a vault is included or not. The median cost of a funeral including a vault increased over this period from 8,508 U.S. dollars in 2014 to 8,755 U.S. dollars in 2017.

Median cost of an adult funeral with a viewing and a burial in the United States between 2014 and 2017, by type

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Source

Release date

2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

2014 to 2017*

Supplementary notes

* 2015 data was not available.
The median cost is defined as the amount at which half of the figures fall below and half are above
The cost doesn't include cemetery, monument or market costs or miscellaneous cash-advance charges such as for flowers or an obituary.
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