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Detroit, MI vs Columbus, GA

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Highlights
- The median age of a home in Columbus is 42.9% older than the median age of a home in Detroit.
- Homes are 22.1% more expensive likely to be rented in Columbus than in Detroit.

Housing
 Detroit, MIColumbus, GAUnited States
 704040
 $53,700$88,900$231,200
 8.6%8.7%6.7%
 45.1%11.8%35.6%
 26.1%-7.9%27.4%
 $33.7$8.8$11.8
 34.1%42.1%56.0%
 29.2%13.0%12.2%
 36.7%44.8%31.8%
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 Avg Rent For Home Or Apartment
 Detroit, MIColumbus, GAUnited States
 $898$959$1,470
 $572$685$821
 $695$762$930
 $894$919$1,148
 $1,171$1,255$1,537
 $1,270$1,611$1,791
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 Vacant Housing
 Detroit, MIColumbus, GAUnited States
 2.9%2.3%2.1%
 0.5%3.0%0.5%
 1.9%1.3%1.0%
 1.3%0.1%0.5%
 0.4%1.0%4.0%
 22.3%5.4%4.2%
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 Owner-Occupied Housing Value
 Detroit, MIColumbus, GAUnited States
 21.2%3.1%3.5%
 26.1%2.8%3.1%
 18.8%6.2%3.9%
 11.8%8.6%5.4%
 7.2%10.8%6.3%
 6.2%22.4%14.7%
 3.8%18.4%14.6%
 2.7%16.2%18.7%
 1.0%5.8%11.0%
 0.5%2.0%6.2%
 0.6%2.4%7.0%
 0.1%0.6%2.7%
 0.1%0.3%1.5%
 0.0%0.2%0.5%
 0.1%0.2%0.7%
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 Housing Units By Year Built
 Detroit, MIColumbus, GAUnited States
 0.1%0.7%0.9%
 0.8%5.1%2.3%
 2.6%15.5%14.5%
 2.4%12.3%14.0%
 2.5%11.7%13.6%
 4.2%14.5%15.5%
 2.4%12.3%14.0%
 22.2%13.1%10.5%
 24.0%6.0%5.1%
 34.4%5.6%12.9%

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Reviews for Detroit    111 Reviews
Detroit - Strong City - 11/6/2019
Lots of things to do. Very safe in the downtown, midtown, corktown areas. Neighborhoods need work but that is every city. Great job opportunities. A good downtown feel,... Read More

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Great people, not a lot of jobs - 6/26/2019
I live in Detroit (transplant from the Northland) and love a lot of things about the city, number one being the people. Although I am a minority here, I have always been... Read More

Married with Children - 11/20/2018
With the exception of two years, I have lived in Detroit for 12 years. I have had challenges, but they were relatively trivial in the long run. I am married and have a 9... Read More

Reviews for Columbus    4 Reviews
Columbus ga is a nice place to live - 3/24/2019
Columbus is a nice town. I have lived here my whole life. We are 1 1/2 hours from Atlanta and 3 1/2 hours from Florida. Which is great for short weekend getaways. . ... Read More

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Crime central - 8/29/2017
This is the worst city I have ever lived in. The crime here is unbelievable! We moved to a neighborhood that was supposed to be in a nicer and safe section of town, but ... Read More

Not unlike most midsize cities in the South - 1/7/2014
Columbus is an interesting place in that it has some very unique qualities, but on the whole is your typical midsize Southern city in it's size range. This ended up... Read More

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ZIPS IN DETROIT, MICHIGAN
48228, 48219, 48235, 48224, 48227, 48221, 48205, 48234, 48209, 48210, 28 total
ZIPS IN COLUMBUS, GEORGIA
31907, 31909, 31904, 31906, 31903, 31820, 31808, 31901, 31801, 31829, 10 total

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