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Overall 15%
Goods & Services 1%
Housing 47%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2022 and was released from C2ER in January, 2022; this is the most current data available.
The cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. For example, if the cost of living is 90, then it is 10% lower than average. If the cost of living is 110, then it is 10% higher than average. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods & services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). If the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexGreenvilleMichiganNational
Cost of living8589100
Goods & Services9994100
Groceries9191100
Health care9695100
Housing5374100
Transportation104102100
Utilities102102100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Greenville is 5% lower than the Michigan average
  • The cost of living in Greenville is 15% lower than the national average
  • Greenville housing is 47% lower than the national average
  • Michigan general sales tax is 18% higher than the national average
  • Michigan state income tax is 72% 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$45,246$3,771$1,056$1,358
      Renters$19,882$1,657$464$597
      The percentage of monthly income spent on housing related expenses can help predict the affordability of housing in Greenville, MI, as well as what the overall cost of living might be. Generally, a good rule to follow is that the debt-to-income (DTI) level you want to maintain is 28 percent or less of your income on your rent or mortgage payments and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. In Greenville, homeowners have a median income of $45,246. Using that number, a maximum of $1,056 per month should be allocated to housing expenses. For those who are renting instead of owning, the median income is $19,882, which means there is a maximum of $464 to be spent on the costs of renting a home or apartment.

      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

      ItemGreenvilleNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $20.83$20.272.8%
      Beauty Salon $31.89$40.3921.1%
      Toothpaste $2.45$2.364.0%
      Shampoo $0.90$1.0816.7%
      Movie $11.41$10.993.9%
      Bowling $17.66$15.4914.0%

      Groceries

      ItemGreenvilleNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.21$4.302.0%
      Fried Chicken $1.16$1.4017.1%
      Milk $1.72$2.2022.1%
      Potatoes $2.42$3.2224.8%
      Pizza $9.99$10.747.0%
      Beer $8.32$9.6013.3%

      Health Care

      ItemGreenvilleNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $105.89$109.733.5%
      Doctor $97.83$118.3417.3%
      Dentist $99.05$100.941.9%
      Ibuprofen $9.27$9.936.7%
      Lipitor $522.83$469.5311.4%

      Housing

      ItemGreenvilleNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $84,600.00$184,700.0054.2%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,071.44$1,229.6212.9%
      Apartment Rent $666.00$949.0029.8%

      Transportation

      ItemGreenvilleNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.79$2.712.9%
      Tire Balancing $55.56$51.867.1%

      Utilities

      ItemGreenvilleNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$178.04$170.844.2%
      Phone $184.55$187.181.4%
      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.

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      CityPopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Pierson, MI2268118.8%
      McBride, MI1618118.7%
      Howard City, MI1,7998218.2%
      Stanton, MI1,3378217.5%
      Belding, MI5,7668316.7%
      Greenville, MI8,4298515.3%

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      Greenville, MI8,4298515.3%
      Source: This data reflects 2021 and was released from C2ER in January, 2022; this is the most current data available.