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Overall 10%
Goods & Services 1%
Housing 30%
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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.
IndexMiddlevilleMichiganNational
Cost of living9089100
Goods & Services9994100
Groceries9191100
Health care9695100
Housing7074100
Transportation104102100
Utilities102102100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Middleville is 1% higher than the Michigan average
  • The cost of living in Middleville is 10% lower than the national average
  • Middleville housing is 30% 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$58,403$4,867$1,363$1,752
      Renters$25,884$2,157$604$777

      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

      ItemMiddlevilleNational 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

      ItemMiddlevilleNational 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

      ItemMiddlevilleNational 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

      ItemMiddlevilleNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $104,700.00$184,700.0043.3%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,071.44$1,229.6212.9%
      Apartment Rent $950.00$949.000.1%

      Transportation

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

      Utilities

      ItemMiddlevilleNational 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.

      Nearby cities with low cost of living

      CityPopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Clarksville, MI3758316.7%
      Saranac, MI1,2328415.8%
      Hopkins, MI7398614.0%
      Freeport, MI4628613.6%
      Hastings, MI7,3128713.1%
      Middleville, MI3,3249010.3%

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      Gillespie, IL3,3237921.0%
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      Lordstown, OH3,3258911.0%
      Middleville, MI3,3249010.3%
      Source: This data reflects 2021 and was released from C2ER in January, 2022; this is the most current data available.