Detroit, MI Cost of Living Index

Detroit cost of living index

IndexDetroitMichiganNational
Cost of living index7994100
Goods & Services index9596100
Groceries index9293100
Health care index9696100
Housing index3988100
Transportation index101100100
Utilities index9997100
In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
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  • The cost of living in Detroit is 15.9% less than the Michigan average.
  • The cost of living in Detroit is 21% less than the national average.
  • 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.

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  • Gas
  • The price of gas in Detroit, MI is $3.30.
  • The price of gas in Detroit is 1.8% higher than the national average.
  • Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $4.30 per gallon.
  • Joplin, MO is the least expensive city for gas at $2.82 per gallon.
  • Coffee
  • The price of coffee in Detroit, MI is $3.96.
  • The price of coffee in Detroit is 6.6% lower than the national average.
  • Honolulu, HI is the most expensive city for coffee at $7.77.
  • Anniston, AL is the least expensive city for coffee at $2.99.
  • Pizza
  • The price of pizza in Detroit, MI is $8.00.
  • The price of pizza in Detroit is 13.9% lower than the national average.
  • Truckee, CA is the most expensive city for pizza at $15.99.
  • Ponca City, OK is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.50.

Michigan average prices compared to national average

The average prices for Detroit, MI goods and services that are below the "0" percentile are lower compared to the national average. If the average prices are above the "0" percentile, they are higher compared to the national average.

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Neighborhoods in & around Detroit, MI

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Palmer Woods, Detroit828.3
West Side Industrial, Detroit800.9
Sherwood Forest, Detroit808.6
University District, Detroit798
Detroit Golf, Detroit787.7
Rivertown, Detroit781.5
Indian Village, Detroit773.2
North Rosedale Park, Detroit7610.7
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Brush Park, Detroit761
Downtown, Detroit750.2
Art Center, Detroit742.3
Rosedale Park, Detroit7410.3
Green Acres, Detroit739
Marina District, Detroit734.3
Woodbridge, Detroit732.3
Joseph Barry, Detroit733.5
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Cities near Detroit, MI

CityScoreMiles
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI889.5
Rochester, MI8824.5
Huntington Woods, MI8712
Grosse Pointe, MI877.8
Birmingham, MI8717.1
Pleasant Ridge, MI8710.8
Plymouth, MI8623.8
Berkley, MI8613.8
CityScoreMiles
Beverly Hills, MI8616.9
Plymouth, MI8623.8
Clawson, MI8514.9
Grosse Pointe Park, MI856.3
Northville, MI8523.4
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI8510.5
Lake Angelus, MI8528.9
Farmington, MI8519.2
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