South Rockwood 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.
IndexSouth RockwoodMichiganNational
Cost of living index9189100
IndexSouth RockwoodMichiganNational
Goods & Services index9695100
Groceries index9092100
Health care index9996100
Housing index7773100
Transportation index9897100
Utilities index105100100

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  • The cost of living in South Rockwood is 2% higher than the Michigan average.
  • The cost of living in South Rockwood is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in South Rockwood is 23% 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$65,556$5,463$1,530$1,967
Renters$53,438$4,453$1,247$1,603

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

ItemSouth RockwoodNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.10$14.5910.3%
Beauty Salon $48.30$34.6839.3%
Toothpaste $1.94$2.4721.6%
Shampoo $0.89$1.0212.9%
Movie $9.93$9.870.6%
Bowling $3.41$4.3922.4%

Groceries

ItemSouth RockwoodNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.26$4.484.8%
Fried Chicken $1.19$1.4618.7%
Milk $1.97$2.3616.4%
Potatoes $2.74$3.0610.5%
Pizza $9.00$9.242.6%
Beer $8.39$8.632.8%

Health Care

ItemSouth RockwoodNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $81.50$99.7818.3%
Doctor $106.00$105.030.9%
Dentist $89.30$88.700.7%
Ibuprofen $8.22$9.4112.7%
Lipitor $309.77$298.503.8%

Housing

ItemSouth RockwoodNational avg.Difference
Home Price $114,200.00$175,700.0035.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $927.72$1,081.0314.2%
Apartment Rent $962.00$920.004.6%

Transportation

ItemSouth RockwoodNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.95$2.096.9%
Tire Balancing $50.92$45.2912.4%

Utilities

ItemSouth RockwoodNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$178.99$170.804.8%
Phone $29.99$28.266.1%
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.
River Rouge, MI7,76179-21%
Ecorse, MI9,40179-21%
Wayne, MI17,31482-18%
Lincoln Park, MI37,64882-18%
Romulus, MI23,72183-17%
South Rockwood, MI1,94391-9%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Marion, KS1,94383-17%
Las Animas, CO1,94374-26%
Steelville, MO1,94383-17%
New Plymouth, ID1,94383-17%
Mio, MI1,94383-17%
South Rockwood, MI1,94391-9%
Source: The South Rockwood, MI cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.