Cost of Living in Detroit

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

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 9.00-25.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $ 35.00-100.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 7.00-9.52
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.25 $ 3.50-8.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 $ 4.00-8.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.53 $ 3.18-6.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.95 $ 1.50-2.75
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.61 $ 1.00-2.50
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.84 $ 1.89-3.99
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.01 $ 1.00-3.75
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.34 $ 0.75-2.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.20 $ 1.90-4.49
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.32 $ 3.25-8.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.20 $ 1.99-6.99
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.34 $ 4.00-8.65
Apples (1 lb) 2.01 $ 1.00-3.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 $ 0.50-1.23
Oranges (1 lb) 1.95 $ 1.00-5.00
Tomato (1 lb) 1.79 $ 0.99-3.00
Potato (1 lb) 1.51 $ 0.50-2.50
Onion (1 lb) 1.25 $ 0.99-2.00
Lettuce (1 head) 1.35 $ 0.99-1.85
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.83 $ 1.00-2.99
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 5.00-25.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.86 $ 1.43-2.86
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.54 $ 1.50-3.00
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) 2.85 $ 2.50-3.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.88 $ 1.60-3.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.92 $ 15.00-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.55 $ 3.40-5.21
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,893.00 $ 23,500.00-29,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,772.86 $ 21,385.00-32,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 252.62 $ 150.00-400.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.33 $ 0.10-0.33
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 78.49 $ 60.00-109.95
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.26 $ 10.00-100.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 31.67 $ 20.00-50.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 $ 9.00-20.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 683.33 $ 400.00-1,200.00
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) 49.31 $ 29.00-69.99
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.43 $ 18.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.29 $ 40.00-115.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 104.86 $ 50.00-175.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,033.33 $ 500.00-1,300.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 850.00 $ 750.00-1,905.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,700.00 $ 1,700.00-5,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,850.00 $ 1,500.00-2,200.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 130.17 $ 100.00-140.23
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 61.75 $ 29.64-110.00
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,873.21 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.04 3.50-5.43

Prices in Detroit, Michigan

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Last update: June 2022
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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.