According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Ann Arbor has an overall cost of living index of 110 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Michigan, Ann Arbor has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Michigan's index of 89.
The standard of living in Ann Arbor ranks as #4,135 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Michigan. By definition, that implies Ann Arbor ranks as the #2,271 most expensive place in the Wolverine State.
|Living Expense||Ann Arbor||Michigan||National Average|
Housing swings affordability the most between places in Michigan, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.
Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Ann Arbor|
|South Lyon, MI||11,788||97||0.9x|
|Whitmore Lake, MI||6,618||96||0.9x|