Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and Detroit, MI 

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Consumer Prices in Detroit, MI are 9.98% lower than in Vancouver (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Detroit, MI are 17.56% lower than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in Detroit, MI are 29.45% lower than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in Detroit, MI are 8.86% lower than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in Detroit, MI are 13.76% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in Detroit, MI is 9.37% lower than in Vancouver
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Restaurants
Vancouver Edit Detroit, MI Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 C$
(16.24 $)
18.47 C$
(15.00 $)
     -7.63 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 C$
(60.90 $)
58.50 C$
(47.50 $)
     -22.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 C$
(8.93 $)
10.47 C$
(8.50 $)
     -4.83 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$
(5.68 $)
6.16 C$
(5.00 $)
     -12.03 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$
(6.50 $)
7.39 C$
(6.00 $)
     -7.63 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.53 C$
(3.68 $)
6.09 C$
(4.94 $)
     +34.27 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.37 C$
(1.92 $)
2.30 C$
(1.87 $)
     -2.88 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.04 C$
(1.66 $)
1.69 C$
(1.37 $)
     -17.31 %
Markets
Vancouver Edit Detroit, MI Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.36 C$
(6.79 $)
3.14 C$
(2.55 $)
     -62.51 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.94 C$
(2.39 $)
2.41 C$
(1.95 $)
     -18.27 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.69 C$
(1.37 $)
1.86 C$
(1.51 $)
     +10.28 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.25 C$
(3.45 $)
1.98 C$
(1.61 $)
     -53.43 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.63 C$
(6.20 $)
5.74 C$
(4.66 $)
     -24.86 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.95 C$
(5.64 $)
4.79 C$
(3.89 $)
     -31.08 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.64 C$
(7.01 $)
6.65 C$
(5.40 $)
     -23.06 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.57 C$
(1.28 $)
2.25 C$
(1.82 $)
     +42.89 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 C$
(0.64 $)
0.79 C$
(0.64 $)
     +0.67 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.58 C$
(1.28 $)
2.69 C$
(2.18 $)
     +70.68 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.86 C$
(1.51 $)
2.04 C$
(1.65 $)
     +9.36 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.20 C$
(0.98 $)
1.56 C$
(1.27 $)
     +29.65 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.16 C$
(0.94 $)
1.57 C$
(1.27 $)
     +35.42 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.52 C$
(2.04 $)
1.85 C$
(1.50 $)
     -26.57 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.34 C$
(1.90 $)
1.94 C$
(1.58 $)
     -17.02 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 C$
(14.62 $)
12.32 C$
(10.00 $)
     -31.58 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.68 C$
(2.98 $)
3.20 C$
(2.60 $)
     -13.01 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.11 C$
(3.34 $)
4.54 C$
(3.69 $)
     +10.52 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.25 C$
(12.38 $)
9.24 C$
(7.50 $)
     -39.43 %
Transportation
Vancouver Edit Detroit, MI Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$
(2.44 $)
2.46 C$
(2.00 $)
     -17.90 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 C$
(81.20 $)
73.89 C$
(60.00 $)
     -26.11 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 C$
(3.04 $)
3.69 C$
(3.00 $)
     -1.48 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.03 C$
(2.46 $)
2.31 C$
(1.88 $)
     -23.68 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.55 C$
(27.24 $)
35.61 C$
(28.92 $)
     +6.15 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.31 C$
(4.31 $)
3.19 C$
(2.59 $)
     -39.97 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,000.00 C$
(21,923.45 $)
28,941.61 C$
(23,500.00 $)
     +7.19 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,964.45 C$
(20,270.62 $)
27,517.62 C$
(22,343.75 $)
     +10.23 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Vancouver Edit Detroit, MI Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 88.46 C$
(71.83 $)
231.56 C$
(188.02 $)
     +161.75 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.35 C$
(0.28 $)
0.18 C$
(0.15 $)
     -48.98 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 84.60 C$
(68.69 $)
78.20 C$
(63.50 $)
     -7.56 %
Sports And Leisure
Vancouver Edit Detroit, MI Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 57.34 C$
(46.56 $)
44.69 C$
(36.29 $)
     -22.06 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.02 C$
(13.01 $)
13.86 C$
(11.25 $)
     -13.54 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$
(12.18 $)
14.78 C$
(12.00 $)
     -1.48 %
Childcare
Vancouver Edit Detroit, MI Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,181.35 C$
(959.23 $)
837.46 C$
(680.00 $)
     -29.11 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,000.00 C$
(21,923.45 $)
16,626.03 C$
(13,500.00 $)
     -38.42 %
Clothing And Shoes
Vancouver Edit Detroit, MI Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79.07 C$
(64.20 $)
59.49 C$
(48.31 $)
     -24.76 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 48.84 C$
(39.66 $)
41.05 C$
(33.33 $)
     -15.94 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 110.49 C$
(89.71 $)
104.19 C$
(84.60 $)
     -5.70 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 159.00 C$
(129.10 $)
117.68 C$
(95.56 $)
     -25.99 %
Rent Per Month
Vancouver Edit Detroit, MI Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,010.90 C$
(1,632.81 $)
1,570.24 C$
(1,275.00 $)
     -21.91 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,618.14 C$
(1,313.90 $)
1,417.96 C$
(1,151.36 $)
     -12.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,681.85 C$
(2,989.59 $)
2,401.54 C$
(1,950.00 $)
     -34.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,819.97 C$
(2,289.76 $)
1,763.37 C$
(1,431.82 $)
     -37.47 %
Buy Apartment Price
Vancouver Edit Detroit, MI Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,080.19 C$
(877.09 $)
130.96 C$
(106.33 $)
     -87.88 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 850.26 C$
(690.39 $)
76.89 C$
(62.43 $)
     -90.96 %
Salaries And Financing
Vancouver Edit Detroit, MI Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,388.50 C$
(3,563.38 $)
3,278.62 C$
(2,662.17 $)
     -25.29 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.41 3.68      +52.58 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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