Detroit, MI Cost of Living Index

Detroit cost of living index

IndexDetroitMichiganNational
Cost of living index8395100
Goods & Services index9696100
Groceries index9998100
Health care index9998100
Housing index4788100
Transportation index102101100
Utilities index104103100
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 12.6% less than the Michigan average.
  • The cost of living in Detroit is 17.1% 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 $3.84.
  • The price of gas in Detroit is 5.7% higher than the national average.
  • Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $4.55 per gallon.
  • Augusta, GA is the least expensive city for gas at $3.11 per gallon.
  • Coffee
  • The price of coffee in Detroit, MI is $4.78.
  • The price of coffee in Detroit is 0.7% lower than the national average.
  • Juneau, AK is the most expensive city for coffee at $7.29.
  • Waco, TX is the least expensive city for coffee at $2.79.
  • Pizza
  • The price of pizza in Detroit, MI is $8.00.
  • The price of pizza in Detroit is 11.8% lower than the national average.
  • Dothan, AL is the most expensive city for pizza at $14.79.
  • Ogden, UT is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.33.

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

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Alden Park, Detroit1.4Milwaukee Junction, Detroit2.3
Virginia Park, Detroit1.5Wayne State, Detroit2.5
Lasalle Gardens, Detroit1.5Art Center, Detroit2.7
Russell Woods, Detroit1.7Detroit Golf, Detroit2.8
New Center, Detroit1.7Woodbridge, Detroit2.8
Petosky-Otsego, Detroit1.8Fitzgerald, Detroit2.9
Nw Goldberg, Detroit2Poletown East, Detroit3
Martin Park, Detroit2.3Core City, Detroit3.1
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Cities near Detroit, MI

CityMilesCityMiles
Detroit, MI0Center Line, MI7.5
Highland Park, MI1.1Dearborn, MI7.7
Hamtramck, MI2.4Madison Heights, MI7.9
Hazel Park, MI5River Rouge, MI8.2
Ferndale, MI5.3Warren, MI8.3
Pleasant Ridge, MI6.2Melvindale, MI8.3
Oak Park, MI6.8Royal Oak, MI8.5
Huntington Woods, MI7.4Berkley, MI8.7
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