A swimming pool can be a fun addition to any backyard. If youre considering having a pool installed you should know about all the expenses that can occur with this process before making an investment in a pool. In this article we have taken a cost averaging viewpoint to give you an understanding of the financial requirements related to a pool project. The total cost of a in-ground swimming pool can vary from state to state and each installer will have different installation costs. This data is to be used as a general guide for understanding the expenses involved with a pool install.