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Cost of Living Comparison:
Birmingham, Alabama - Detroit, Michigan

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A salary of $40,000 in Birmingham, Alabama should increase to $47,737 in Detroit, Michigan

Cost of Living IndexesBirminghamDetroit
Overall7994
Food9091
Housing3424
Median Home Cost$64,100$44,800
Utilities10190
Transportation103208
Health10485
Miscellaneous9597
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Detroit is 19% more expensive than Birmingham.
Transportation is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Transportation is 102% more expensive in Detroit.

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