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Ann Arbor, MI vs Lansing, MI

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Lansing is 34.9% less expensive than Ann Arbor.
Lansing housing costs are 77.3% less expensive than Ann Arbor housing costs.
Health related expenses are 2.8% less in Lansing.


Cost of Living
 Ann Arbor, MILansing, MIUnited States
 117.576.5100
 102.691.1100
 86.083.6100
 164.237.3100
 $379,600$86,300$231,200
 99.397.6100
 100.194.8100
 95.497.9100

100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)
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Reviews for Ann Arbor    49 Reviews
Good - 8/2/2017
Highly educated city. traffic and parking is bad. university culture is nice, not sure about elsewhere. no good pizza! if you're looking for food, I recommend "a taste... Read More

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Hope to like it more with time... - 3/7/2017
Uh, compared to my other favorite college towns this one lacks flavor. Safer and kinda pretty, but not the greenest place, it's fine. Good restaurants, music, art,... Read More

public transportation - 2/18/2015
Ann Arbor bus service (AATA) is quite good. The Detroit Metro Airport is only a 20 min. drive away and is also quite good. The traffic in Ann Arbor is usually mild... Read More

Reviews for Lansing    27 Reviews
Greater Lansing is improving - 12/16/2020
I first moved to Lansing in the early 2000s for grad school @ MSU, went away and returned after several years. I must say, the area has improved VERY significantly... Read More

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Lansing Is really nice but a little caution - 9/25/2018
This is a really nice place to live and people here are friendly there is a lot to do and a wide variety of different people and belief systems if you know where to look... Read More

Not a great town, but not awful either - 6/21/2017
I moved here to go to MSU. If it weren't for my family and the school, I would definitely not have moved to Lansing. The roads are terrible, there are next to no... Read More

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ZIPS IN ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN
48103 48104 48105 48109
ZIPS IN LANSING, MICHIGAN
48911 48910 48906 48912 48915 48933 48921

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