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Cost of Living

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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.

Overall, Detroit, Michigan cost of living is 73.30.

  COST OF LIVINGDetroit, MichiganUnited States
  Overall  73100
  Grocery  94.5100
  Health  97100
  Housing  21100
  Utilities  102100
  Transportation  104100
  Miscellaneous  95100
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6 years as united states infantryman at the rank of... (read more)
Detroit is home, but it isn't sweet.
I was born and raised in SE Michigan - and although it is "home" it definitely isn't "sweet". This place has a dark cloud that hangs over it and I don't appreciate all... (read more)
The economy here is horable
no one in my family had a job until about a month ago. now my dad has a part time job, we have the highest unemployment rate in the county. and the crime, well its not... (read more)
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re: Not worth the depression - 7/11/2014
My God, don't you think you exaggerate s bit too much. All the houses in Detroit are burned down? No crap? Get off mommies... (read more)
re: Not worth the depression - 7/11/2014
Wow. I couldn't have put it better myself. I hate living here. I thought I was alone in seeing how ridiculous this city is. I guess you just have to have some standards.... (read more)
Not worth the depression
Detroit is its own little hell! Not enough cops, ambulances. No money! no water! Everything is burnt down and dilapidated. there are no street lights, which makes... (read more)
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