(KLTV) - It costs a lot more to raise a child than it did a few years ago.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it will cost you more than $226,000 to raise a child from birth until they're out of high school.
That's a whopping 40 percent higher than it was in the year 2000.
Back then, it cost $165,000 for the first 18 years.
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