Cutlerville 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.
IndexCutlervilleMichiganNational
Cost of living index9089100
IndexCutlervilleMichiganNational
Goods & Services index10195100
Groceries index9492100
Health care index9596100
Housing index7273100
Transportation index9797100
Utilities index96100100
The above illustration supplies generalized information for the Cutlerville, MI cost of living index. Compared to other cities in Michigan and cities across the country, the cost of living index in Cutlerville, MI is 90, which is 1% higher than the Michigan average and 10% lower than that for the entire country. The index is comprised of the following criteria: cost of retail goods and services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), cost of public/private transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). Everyday goods and services, along with housing account for 63 percent of the total cost of living index. Goods and services that are a necessity regardless of location provide an accurate general sense of the cost of living in one city versus another. As seen above, the cost of retail goods and services in Cutlerville, MI are 6% higher than the average for Michigan and 1% higher than the rest of the country.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Cutlerville is 1% higher than the Michigan average.
  • The cost of living in Cutlerville is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Cutlerville is 28% 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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The salary calculator is meant to help you compare your salary in Cutlerville, MI to your potential earning power in another city. This can help you deduce what your salary would need to be in any given city in order for you to live the same lifestyle that you do in your current city. In other words, if you plan on moving to a city where the cost of living is higher than in Cutlerville, MI, you'll have to make more money in the new city in order to maintain the lifestyle you currently enjoy. To use the Cutlerville, MI salary calculator, simply input the new city, then move the adjustable slider to match your current income. Once you've selected your income, the calculator will determine if that income is sufficient to support your standard of living in the new city you entered. The calculator will also supply you with a rundown of living costs in the new city.

Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$48,003$4,000$1,120$1,440
Renters$33,894$2,825$791$1,017
The affordability of the housing market in Cutlerville, MI as well as the overall cost of living can be indicated accurately by what percent of the monthly income is spent on housing related costs. This is konwn as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). The overall rule of thumb is that no more than 28% of your gross income should ever be used on the overall costs related to housing and no more than 36% of gross income on all expenses and debts. Among Cutlerville, MI homeowners, the median income is $48,003. This indicates that a monthly maximum of $1,120 should be spent by homeowners on all housing related costs. Renters have a median income of $33,894. This indicates that renters should have a maximum of $791 used for their rent related monthly costs.

Michigan Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Michigan6%6%

Michigan Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Michigan4.25%4.25%
When you are determining the total cost of living in Cutlerville, MI you will want to make sure you consider both the Michigan sales tax and the Michigan income tax rates. Sales tax come in the form of taxes levied on both services and goods that are sold. The sales tax rates are different state to state and range from zero sales tax to higher than 7%. The sales tax in Michigan is 6%, with the highest surtax being 6%. Tax that is on income by the government is income tax. Different states have different income tax rates and these rates can be higher or lower dependent on the corresponding tax bracket. The state income tax rates are different state to state and range from no income tax to more than 9% income tax. The income tax rates in Michigan have a range from 4.25% to 4.25%.

Goods & Services

ItemCutlervilleNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.00$14.599.6%
Beauty Salon $35.00$34.680.9%
Toothpaste $1.72$2.4730.5%
Shampoo $0.98$1.024.1%
Movie $10.15$9.872.9%
Bowling $4.27$4.392.8%

Groceries

ItemCutlervilleNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.49$4.480.3%
Fried Chicken $1.19$1.4618.7%
Milk $2.45$2.364.0%
Potatoes $2.82$3.067.9%
Pizza $8.96$9.243.1%
Beer $9.04$8.634.7%

Health Care

ItemCutlervilleNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $84.50$99.7815.3%
Doctor $94.00$105.0310.5%
Dentist $79.67$88.7010.2%
Ibuprofen $8.48$9.419.9%
Lipitor $342.99$298.5014.9%

Housing

ItemCutlervilleNational avg.Difference
Home Price $115,100.00$175,700.0034.5%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $849.65$1,081.0321.4%
Apartment Rent $796.00$920.0013.5%

Transportation

ItemCutlervilleNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.95$2.096.8%
Tire Balancing $48.00$45.296.0%

Utilities

ItemCutlervilleNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$159.83$170.806.4%
Phone $27.99$28.260.9%
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.
Hopkins, MI65484-16%
Wayland, MI4,08286-14%
Wyoming, MI73,43487-13%
Middleville, MI3,30788-12%
Grand Rapids, MI190,73989-11%
Cutlerville, MI14,53390-10%

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Cutlerville, MI14,53390-10%
Source: The Cutlerville, MI cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.