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

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A salary of $50,000 in Detroit, Michigan should increase to $123,457 in New York, New York

Cost of Living IndexesDetroitNew York
Overall72.9180
Food95.3125
Housing20312.9
Utilities102.8128.3
Transportation101.6106.8
Health100.3110
Miscellaneous94.8119.9
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
New York is 147% more expensive than Detroit.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 1464% more expensive in New York.

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