New Jersey Funeral Costs

The average cost of a funeral in New Jersey is $6,967 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 $3,285 to $15,500.


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New Jersey 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
Atlantic County, NJ $6,813
Bergen County, NJ $7,045
Burlington County, NJ $6,906
Camden County, NJ $7,143
Cape May County, NJ $8,295
Cumberland County, NJ $7,053
Essex County, NJ $7,531
Gloucester County, NJ $5,473
Hudson County, NJ $6,085
Hunterdon County, NJ $7,903
Mercer County, NJ $7,964
Middlesex County, NJ $7,431
Monmouth County, NJ $7,526
Morris County, NJ $6,998
Ocean County, NJ $6,827
Passaic County, NJ $5,752
Salem County, NJ $5,291
Somerset County, NJ $6,160
Sussex County, NJ $6,416
Union County, NJ $7,332
Warren County, NJ $7,303

Funeral Costs By Service

Service Average Cost
Basic Services $2,038
Viewing and Visitation $690
Funeral Ceremony $572
Graveside Service $112
Transport of Remains $334
Direct Burial $580
Direct Cremation $2,100
Embalming $766

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Cities in New Jersey