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  COST OF LIVING OVERVIEW
  

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

Overall, Michigan, Michigan cost of living is 88.80.

  COST OF LIVINGMichigan, MichiganUnited States
  Overall  89100
  Grocery  95.5100
  Health  96100
  Housing  69100
  Utilities  102100
  Transportation  101100
  Miscellaneous  98100
  COST OF LIVING COMMENTS
  
employers are the worse
Grew up in michigan and moved back here 10 years ago. Worse decision we ever made. Employers in northern michigan pay poorly and treat employees like animals. Cost of... (read more)
Slowly Growing Economy! And Some Other Stuff! :))
It may shock you, but before I've heard the highest unemployment rate of the nation was Michigan before, with 15.1 percent unemployment. That rate is now 13.2 percent,... (read more)
Economy
The economy in the metro Detroit area is awful right now but I hope for the sake of the state, we can come back from... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
re: Depressing, dark, not much to do, flat, no big
Leave it to a North Easterner to reveal their ignorance. I grew up in Michigan and have been to 48 states and 11 countries and can assure you Michigan is a far better... (read more)
Can't Wait To Retire, I'm OUT of Here
I am not a good reviewer of Michigan (Flint area). I hate it here. I hate the cold, the long winters, the icy roads, and I hate the muggy summers. I am retiring as... (read more)
re: Depressing, dark, not much to do, flat, no big
Sounds to me like you aren't in the right parts of Michigan.You are near Ann Arbor, not exactly a small rural town now is it? Try going north. MIchigan is beautiful, I... (read more)
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