Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and Detroit, MI 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Detroit, MI are 1.5% higher than in Vancouver (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Detroit, MI are 11.3% lower than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in Detroit, MI are 30.1% lower than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in Detroit, MI are 13.7% lower than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in Detroit, MI are 1.6% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in Detroit, MI is 28.4% higher than in Vancouver
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Restaurants
Vancouver Edit Detroit, MI Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 24.50 C$
(18.29 $)
20.44 C$
(15.26 $)
     -16.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 C$
(74.67 $)
80.36 C$
(60.00 $)
     -19.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 C$
(8.96 $)
10.71 C$
(8.00 $)
     -10.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.50 C$
(5.60 $)
5.69 C$
(4.25 $)
     -24.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 C$
(6.72 $)
8.04 C$
(6.00 $)
     -10.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.06 C$
(3.78 $)
6.24 C$
(4.66 $)
     +23.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.73 C$
(2.04 $)
2.74 C$
(2.05 $)
     +0.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.46 C$
(1.83 $)
2.42 C$
(1.81 $)
     -1.4 %
Markets
Vancouver Edit Detroit, MI Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.95 C$
(8.17 $)
4.50 C$
(3.36 $)
     -58.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.16 C$
(2.36 $)
3.58 C$
(2.67 $)
     +13.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.16 C$
(1.61 $)
2.07 C$
(1.55 $)
     -3.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.07 C$
(3.78 $)
4.68 C$
(3.50 $)
     -7.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.39 C$
(5.51 $)
7.18 C$
(5.36 $)
     -2.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.25 C$
(5.41 $)
8.03 C$
(6.00 $)
     +10.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.28 C$
(6.18 $)
10.16 C$
(7.59 $)
     +22.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.01 C$
(1.50 $)
2.59 C$
(1.94 $)
     +29.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.85 C$
(0.64 $)
1.07 C$
(0.80 $)
     +25.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.12 C$
(1.58 $)
2.55 C$
(1.90 $)
     +20.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.29 C$
(1.71 $)
2.11 C$
(1.57 $)
     -8.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.69 C$
(1.26 $)
1.92 C$
(1.44 $)
     +13.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.24 C$
(0.93 $)
1.88 C$
(1.40 $)
     +51.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.22 C$
(2.41 $)
2.44 C$
(1.82 $)
     -24.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.53 C$
(1.89 $)
2.52 C$
(1.88 $)
     -0.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$
(14.93 $)
13.39 C$
(10.00 $)
     -33.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.36 C$
(2.51 $)
2.35 C$
(1.76 $)
     -30.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.78 C$
(2.82 $)
2.94 C$
(2.20 $)
     -22.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 19.00 C$
(14.19 $)
10.71 C$
(8.00 $)
     -43.6 %
Transportation
Vancouver Edit Detroit, MI Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.10 C$
(2.31 $)
2.68 C$
(2.00 $)
     -13.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 C$
(89.60 $)
80.36 C$
(60.00 $)
     -33.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 C$
(2.80 $)
4.02 C$
(3.00 $)
     +7.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$
(2.40 $)
2.68 C$
(2.00 $)
     -16.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 37.14 C$
(27.73 $)
20.09 C$
(15.00 $)
     -45.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.93 C$
(5.92 $)
4.70 C$
(3.51 $)
     -40.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 C$
(22,399.68 $)
33,482.62 C$
(25,000.00 $)
     +11.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,552.63 C$
(19,825.68 $)
36,029.54 C$
(26,901.67 $)
     +35.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Vancouver Edit Detroit, MI Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 126.82 C$
(94.69 $)
352.13 C$
(262.92 $)
     +177.7 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.30 C$
(0.23 $)
0.44 C$
(0.33 $)
     +45.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 84.93 C$
(63.41 $)
105.13 C$
(78.49 $)
     +23.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Vancouver Edit Detroit, MI Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 59.09 C$
(44.12 $)
61.54 C$
(45.95 $)
     +4.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.76 C$
(11.02 $)
42.41 C$
(31.67 $)
     +187.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.00 C$
(12.69 $)
16.07 C$
(12.00 $)
     -5.5 %
Childcare
Vancouver Edit Detroit, MI Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,387.73 C$
(1,036.15 $)
602.69 C$
(450.00 $)
     -56.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,796.18 C$
(18,514.22 $)
18,080.62 C$
(13,500.00 $)
     -27.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Vancouver Edit Detroit, MI Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79.31 C$
(59.22 $)
71.65 C$
(53.50 $)
     -9.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.41 C$
(37.64 $)
53.57 C$
(40.00 $)
     +6.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 118.89 C$
(88.77 $)
115.56 C$
(86.29 $)
     -2.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 149.23 C$
(111.42 $)
104.20 C$
(77.80 $)
     -30.2 %
Rent Per Month
Vancouver Edit Detroit, MI Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,445.55 C$
(1,825.98 $)
1,696.45 C$
(1,266.67 $)
     -30.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,085.71 C$
(1,557.31 $)
1,149.57 C$
(858.33 $)
     -44.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,553.66 C$
(3,400.02 $)
3,638.45 C$
(2,716.67 $)
     -20.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,248.69 C$
(2,425.65 $)
2,142.89 C$
(1,600.00 $)
     -34.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Vancouver Edit Detroit, MI Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,277.54 C$
(953.88 $)
133.93 C$
(100.00 $)
     -89.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 977.71 C$
(730.02 $)
140.63 C$
(105.00 $)
     -85.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Vancouver Edit Detroit, MI Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,616.94 C$
(3,447.27 $)
5,259.00 C$
(3,926.67 $)
     +13.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.71 4.86      +3.2 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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