Home /  Compare Cost of Living / Comparing Montgomery to Detroit

Cost of Living Comparison:
Montgomery, Alabama - Detroit, Michigan

Change cities

A salary of $50,000 in Montgomery, Alabama could decrease to $45,111 in Detroit, Michigan

Cost of Living IndexesMontgomeryDetroit
Overall80.872.9
Food9895.3
Housing44.920
Utilities106.8102.8
Transportation99.2101.6
Health89.1100.3
Miscellaneous97.294.8
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Detroit is 10% cheaper than Montgomery.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 55% cheaper in Detroit.

Most Recent Searches on Cost of Living

Current CityComparison City
Pueblo, ColoradoSterling, ColoradoCompare
Costa Mesa, CaliforniaBoulder, ColoradoCompare
Lake Zurich, IllinoisChattanooga, TennesseeCompare
Temple Terrace, FloridaRochester, MinnesotaCompare
Pittsfield, IllinoisBuzzards Bay, MassachusettsCompare
Scranton, PennsylvaniaBoston, MassachusettsCompare
Morrisville, North CarolinaLos Angeles, CaliforniaCompare
Miles City, MontanaHouston, TexasCompare
Grand Haven, MichiganAustin, TexasCompare
Houston, TexasWaunakee, WisconsinCompare
Dallas, TexasIowa City, IowaCompare
Chicago, IllinoisArvada, ColoradoCompare
El Paso, TexasCambridge, MassachusettsCompare
Ottawa, IllinoisSalem, UtahCompare
East Lyme, ConnecticutFremont, CaliforniaCompare
Richmond, VirginiaNew York, New YorkCompare
Plano, TexasTraverse City, MichiganCompare
Idaho Falls, IdahoSouth San Francisco, CaliforniaCompare
Indianapolis, IndianaBradenton, FloridaCompare
San Antonio, TexasPittsfield, MassachusettsCompare

Bert Suggests test-driving a neighborhood in Montgomery with an affordable short term rental. Click here to find the right place on Airbnb.
Or test-driving a neighborhood in Detroit with an affordable short term rental. Click here to find the right place on Airbnb.

States with the Best Air Quality

Vermont
West Virginia
Virginia
South Dakota
Rhode Island