Cost of Living in Detroit

Summary about cost of living in Detroit, MI, United States:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.26 $ 5.30-28.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 31.00-120.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 7.00-9.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.25 $ 3.00-10.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 3.25-12.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.66 $ 3.18-6.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.05 $ 1.50-2.99
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.81 $ 1.25-2.50
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.36 $ 2.00-4.99
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.67 $ 1.00-8.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.55 $ 0.75-3.49
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.50 $ 2.50-5.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.73 $ 3.25-15.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.00 $ 2.50-12.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.59 $ 4.00-12.00
Apples (1 lb) 1.97 $ 0.75-3.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 $ 0.50-1.50
Oranges (1 lb) 1.88 $ 1.00-5.00
Tomato (1 lb) 1.66 $ 0.99-3.00
Potato (1 lb) 1.44 $ 0.50-2.50
Onion (1 lb) 1.38 $ 0.99-2.00
Lettuce (1 head) 1.82 $ 0.79-3.49
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.88 $ 1.00-2.99
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.00 $ 5.00-25.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $ 1.00-2.86
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.20 $ 1.00-3.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $ 7.50-9.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $ 1.00-2.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 $ 45.00-75.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.50-3.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $ 1.60-3.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 $ 10.00-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.51 $ 3.29-3.80
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $ 23,500.00-29,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,901.67 $ 21,385.00-35,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 280.06 $ 170.00-400.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.33 $ 0.10-0.56
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 72.00 $ 58.00-109.95
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.33 $ 10.00-100.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 31.67 $ 20.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 10.00-20.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 450.00 $
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,500.00 $ 12,000.00-15,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 53.50 $ 29.00-69.99
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.00 $ 18.00-100.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.29 $ 40.00-115.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 77.80 $ 45.00-175.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,266.67 $ 1,000.00-1,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 858.33 $ 750.00-1,100.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,716.67 $ 1,700.00-4,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,600.00 $ 1,200.00-2,200.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 100.00 $ 100.00-100.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 105.00 $ 100.00-110.00
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,926.67 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.86 3.00-6.00

Prices in Detroit, Michigan

This city had 290 entries in the past 12 months by 57 different contributors.
Last update: January 2023
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1 Comments so far
Paul on Jan 02, 2020:
The prices vary. There is no sales tax on food and 6%. tax on all other goods.Prices on vegetables and fruit vary according to season.
Eggs,12. $.99 to $5.89
Bread, 2 loaf $1.00-5.99
Apples, $.69-$1.99 pound
Cheese 3.99 per pound
Ham $6.99 per pound
Butter 3.99 a box
Grapes .88 to 2.49 per pound
Oil change $19 to $89
Gas $2.35-2.89 87 octane, $3.29 93 octane
Trash pickup $90 every 2 months
Internet 150 mps $74 per month
Ticket to opera $30-150
Ticket to cinema $5-11
Puma shoes $29-79
Nike shoes $39-$219
Beer Budweiser $5.99 a sixpack
Beer Buttnburger $10.99
Salmon $9-16 per pound
Hot dogs $.99 to $5.99 per pack
Meal, Panera, First Watch, Quodoba -$9
Tipping 15-20% depending on service
Cell phone $120 for 4 phones family plan, unlimited Gigabytes
Car insurance $1400 a year. Registration $120 a year.
Average pay $3000
Michigan is one of the cheapest states to live in.