District of Columbia Funeral Costs

The average cost of a funeral in District of Columbia is $6,777 based on surveyed data from funeral homes across the state. Funeral costs can vary widely depending on your city, service provider and elected services. Our research found that prices can range from $4,100 to $13,900.


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District of Columbia Funeral Cost Breakdown

Our cost estimates assume an average casket cost of $1,500. You are not required to select a casket from your funeral home, so it can be beneficial to shop around for a more affordable casket if needed. Your funeral home must honor any alternative casket you purchase by law.

The data here is intended for educational purposes only and we make no warranty about its accuracy. Funeral homes change prices frequently, so we recommend contacting the funeral home directly and asking them for their prices as they may have changed.

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Average Funeral Costs By County

County Average Funeral Cost
District of Columbia County, DC $6,387

Funeral Costs By Service

Service Average Cost
Basic Services $2,339
Viewing and Visitation $398
Funeral Ceremony $466
Graveside Service $123
Transport of Remains $335
Direct Burial $558
Direct Cremation $1,979
Embalming $619

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Cities in District of Columbia