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Cost of Living Comparison:
Boston, Massachusetts - Detroit, Michigan

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A salary of $50,000 in Boston, Massachusetts could decrease to $21,454 in Detroit, Michigan

Cost of Living IndexesBostonDetroit
Overall169.972.9
Food121.895.3
Housing268.820
Utilities149102.8
Transportation105.2101.6
Health124.7100.3
Miscellaneous130.894.8
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Detroit is 57% cheaper than Boston.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 92% cheaper in Detroit.



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