Forestville 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.
IndexForestvilleMichiganNational
Cost of living index8689100
IndexForestvilleMichiganNational
Goods & Services index10495100
Groceries index9388100
Health care index9394100
Housing index5174100
Transportation index114106100
Utilities index9499100
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  • The cost of living in Forestville is 3% lower than the Michigan average.
  • The cost of living in Forestville is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Forestville is 49% 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$42,500$3,542$992$1,275
      Renters$0$0$0$0

      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

      ItemForestvilleNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $17.38$17.490.6%
      Beauty Salon $52.83$38.1738.4%
      Toothpaste $1.97$2.3215.1%
      Shampoo $0.94$1.017.1%
      Movie $11.09$10.723.4%
      Bowling $19.60$13.8641.4%

      Groceries

      ItemForestvilleNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.92$3.900.5%
      Fried Chicken $1.12$1.4019.8%
      Milk $1.27$1.9635.3%
      Potatoes $3.10$3.182.6%
      Pizza $10.49$10.390.9%
      Beer $8.15$9.2311.7%

      Health Care

      ItemForestvilleNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $83.25$106.3421.7%
      Doctor $100.00$115.2513.2%
      Dentist $93.78$98.384.7%
      Ibuprofen $8.31$9.2610.3%
      Lipitor $488.12$466.474.6%

      Housing

      ItemForestvilleNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $95,000.00$184,700.0048.6%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,257.59$1,273.321.2%
      Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

      Transportation

      ItemForestvilleNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.90$2.5911.9%
      Tire Balancing $59.77$48.9022.2%

      Utilities

      ItemForestvilleNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$152.80$167.608.8%
      Phone $175.97$163.427.7%
      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.
      Deckerville, MI86283-17%
      Harbor Beach, MI1,79283-17%
      Minden City, MI19487-13%
      Forestville, MI6786-14%

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      Source: The Forestville, MI cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.