The average price of a cemetery plot varies between public and private land and whether the cemetery is in an urban or metropolitan area. For a residents of where the cemetery is located, a plot can cost between $200 to $900, but a metropolitan plot can cost $1,000 to $2,000, as of 2015.
The average starting price for a plot in a private cemetery starts at $1,000 to $2,000, but can reach up to $3,000 to $5,000 depending on the area and any special care the site receives. For those who served in the armed forces, a cemetery plot is free in a national cemetery. For a baby who died, prices are drastically less expensive.