So how much does it cost for a family of four to live in Otsego County? According to a report from the Economic Policy Institute, a non profit think tank in Washington, DC – it takes just under $7,000 a month to make ends meet. The biggest chunk of that is child care which according to the study is just over $1400 a month. Next comes transportation, health care and taxes. The report says Delaware County’s monthly cost of living is $7,267 while in Chenango County it’s $6,644.