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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 Traverse City, Michigan is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Traverse City, Michigan is more expensive.

Traverse City, Michigan cost of living is 100.00.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGTraverse City, MichiganUnited States
  Overall  100100
  Grocery  94.6100
  Health  101100
  Housing  103100
  Utilities  97100
  Transportation  101100
  Miscellaneous  100100


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TC is loaded with bible thumping racists, homophob

we moved here knowing how beautiful the landscape is, but the people are rude and judgmental. if you enjoy the gossip and are nosey, you will fit right in. Their... (Read More)



Northern Michigan, Paradise in Season

Northern Michigian is da bomb...I consider it a different place than the lower half of the state. True, jobs are usually scarce and often not well paying, and winter... (Read More)



6 months in Traverse City my opinion is.......AMAZ

Moved here from "downstate" summer of 2013 and here is why... Traverse City is enveloped between woods, rivers, lakes, and a Great Lake! The geographic location of... (Read More)



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