Cost of Living in Detroit

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

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.50 $ 8.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $ 32.00-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.09 $ 7.00-9.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 3.00-8.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 4.00-9.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.50 $ 2.00-7.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.86 $ 1.00-2.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.39 $ 1.00-2.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.51 $ 1.89-3.98
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.17 $ 1.40-3.49
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.68 $ 1.00-3.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.79 $ 0.99-3.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.00 $ 2.00-20.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.62 $ 1.49-6.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.87 $ 2.89-8.00
Apples (1 lb) 1.84 $ 0.89-4.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.56 $ 0.30-2.00
Oranges (1 lb) 2.77 $ 1.00-6.00
Tomato (1 lb) 1.84 $ 1.00-2.50
Potato (1 lb) 1.30 $ 0.30-2.00
Onion (1 lb) 1.43 $ 0.99-2.00
Lettuce (1 head) 1.61 $ 1.00-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.63 $ 1.00-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 8.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.90 $ 1.43-4.29
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.36 $ 1.50-6.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.50 $ 7.10-8.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $ 1.50-2.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 $ 45.00-80.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.50-3.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.88 $ 1.60-2.75
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 $ 15.00-28.92
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.39 $ 1.82-2.85
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,845.00 $ 20,000.00-24,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,066.67 $ 18,700.00-28,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 151.34 $ 81.69-250.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $ 0.03-0.10
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 57.90 $ 40.00-90.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 28.75 $ 10.00-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 36.25 $ 0.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 10.00-15.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 750.00 $ 500.00-1,200.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,333.33 $ 8,000.00-20,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.18 $ 30.00-65.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.42 $ 20.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.56 $ 50.00-115.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 100.45 $ 50.00-200.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,406.88 $ 900.00-1,882.50
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,034.39 $ 799.00-1,882.50
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,306.25 $ 1,500.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,500.00 $ 1,000.00-2,800.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 72.19 $ 51.67-140.23
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 46.41 $ 24.50-150.00
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,506.65 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.12 3.50-4.50

Prices in Detroit, Michigan

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Last update: November 2020
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3 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.
Sir Ed on May 23, 2017:
May 2017
In Suburbs of Detroit Michigan
Canton,Garden City,Westland,
Aldis,Dollar Tree,Kroggers,Miejers
Bread Loave $1.00-$4.99
Hotdogs 8 Pack .79-$4.99
Broccoli 16 0z $1.69-$2.29
Lettuce .97-.99
Bananas Pound .44-.55
Eggs $1.00-$3.50
Milk Gallon. $1.79-$2.69
don on Feb 16, 2017:
Healthcare is a very significant expense, can you add this to your routine?