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Cost of Living Comparison:
Boston, Massachusetts - Detroit, Michigan

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A salary of $50,000 in Boston, Massachusetts could decrease to $21,454 in Detroit, Michigan

Cost of Living IndexesBostonDetroit
Overall17073
Food12295
Housing26920
Median Home Cost$587,000$44,800
Utilities149103
Transportation105102
Health125100
Miscellaneous13195
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Detroit is 57% cheaper than Boston.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 92% cheaper in Detroit.

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