Birch Run 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.
IndexBirch RunMichiganNational
Cost of living index8688100
IndexBirch RunMichiganNational
Goods & Services index9793100
Groceries index9191100
Health care index9494100
Housing index5874100
Transportation index108103100
Utilities index10291100
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  • The cost of living in Birch Run is 2% lower than the Michigan average.
  • The cost of living in Birch Run is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Birch Run is 42% 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$49,583$4,132$1,157$1,488
Renters$42,708$3,559$996$1,281

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

ItemBirch RunNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.23$16.090.9%
Beauty Salon $47.07$37.3326.1%
Toothpaste $2.18$2.4511.1%
Shampoo $0.80$1.0020.0%
Movie $10.62$10.283.3%
Bowling $3.44$4.9330.3%

Groceries

ItemBirch RunNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.71$3.802.4%
Fried Chicken $1.15$1.4017.7%
Milk $1.73$2.0114.0%
Potatoes $2.37$3.0121.4%
Pizza $10.56$9.896.9%
Beer $8.03$8.909.8%

Health Care

ItemBirch RunNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $74.88$102.1626.7%
Doctor $97.01$108.3610.5%
Dentist $91.17$92.531.5%
Ibuprofen $8.27$9.2810.8%
Lipitor $430.75$425.821.2%

Housing

ItemBirch RunNational avg.Difference
Home Price $92,600.00$184,700.0049.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,087.18$1,202.449.6%
Apartment Rent $739.00$949.0022.1%

Transportation

ItemBirch RunNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.40$2.247.1%
Tire Balancing $50.88$46.299.9%

Utilities

ItemBirch RunNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$150.83$165.969.1%
Phone $33.31$28.6816.1%
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.
Robin Glen-Indiantown, MI75977-23%
Beecher, MI9,97579-21%
Saginaw, MI49,89279-21%
Mount Morris, MI2,97980-20%
Buena Vista, MI6,46280-20%
Birch Run, MI1,62086-14%

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Pemberville, OH1,62096-4%
Birch Run, MI1,62086-14%
Source: The Birch Run, MI cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.