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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Detroit, Michigan is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Detroit, Michigan is more expensive.

Detroit, Michigan cost of living is 72.90.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGDetroit, MichiganUnited States
  Overall  73100
  Grocery  95.3100
  Health  100100
  Housing  20100
  Utilities  103100
  Transportation  102100
  Miscellaneous  95100

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Renaissance Detroit

I see a lot of old comments on here that aren't as applicable now since the resurgence Detroit has and is going through these past few years. It's a really exciting time... (Read More)



Been to worst places

I was born in Detroit. I was raised in Alaska. Detroit can't be worse than Fairbanks! It has been awhile since I've been there (2010). I live in a mobile home park that... (Read More)



2 Detroits

There are so many disparaging remarks here about Detroit--I feel I must step in. Let's not be redundant, people, and add to all the trash-talk rhetoric. That's the... (Read More)



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