Clayton cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexClaytonMichiganNational
Cost of living index8589100
IndexClaytonMichiganNational
Goods & Services index10195100
Groceries index10392100
Health care index9796100
Housing index4973100
Transportation index9197100
Utilities index102100100

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  • The cost of living in Clayton is 5% lower than the Michigan average.
  • The cost of living in Clayton is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Clayton is 51% lower than the national average.
  • Michigan general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average.
  • Michigan state income tax is 91% higher than the national average.

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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$39,688$3,307$926$1,191
Renters$24,063$2,005$561$722

Michigan Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Michigan6%6%

Michigan Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Michigan4.25%4.25%

Goods & Services

ItemClaytonNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.25$14.594.5%
Beauty Salon $33.60$34.683.1%
Toothpaste $2.18$2.4711.9%
Shampoo $0.88$1.0213.9%
Movie $9.75$9.871.2%
Bowling $4.29$4.392.3%

Groceries

ItemClaytonNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $6.34$4.4841.6%
Fried Chicken $1.72$1.4617.5%
Milk $2.42$2.362.7%
Potatoes $2.69$3.0612.1%
Pizza $9.00$9.242.6%
Beer $8.12$8.635.9%

Health Care

ItemClaytonNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $91.67$99.788.1%
Doctor $95.00$105.039.6%
Dentist $81.80$88.707.8%
Ibuprofen $9.26$9.411.6%
Lipitor $338.38$298.5013.4%

Housing

ItemClaytonNational avg.Difference
Home Price $73,800.00$175,700.0058.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,034.05$1,081.034.3%
Apartment Rent $613.00$920.0033.4%

Transportation

ItemClaytonNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.00$2.094.4%
Tire Balancing $34.64$45.2923.5%

Utilities

ItemClaytonNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$169.84$170.800.6%
Phone $29.95$28.266.0%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Waldron, MI61878-22%
North Adams, MI63478-22%
Fayette, OH1,37285-15%
Cement City, MI48179-21%
Adrian, MI21,00883-17%
Clayton, MI35685-15%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Adams, OR35691-9%
Flemington, WV35684-16%
Waldo, OH35684-16%
Hydaburg, AK3561077%
Salix, IA35682-18%
Clayton, MI35685-15%
Source: The Clayton, MI cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.