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Cost of Living Comparison:
Detroit, Michigan - Alabama, New York

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A salary of $12,000 in Detroit, Michigan should increase to $14,469 in Alabama, New York

Cost of Living IndexesDetroitAlabama
100=national average

Alabama is 21% more expensive than Detroit.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 192% more expensive in Alabama.

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