Brighton, MI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
102
Brighton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
153 out of 175
In Michigan
3,380 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Brighton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Brighton, MI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Brighton has an overall cost of living index of 102 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Michigan, Brighton has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Michigan's index of 91.

The standard of living in Brighton ranks as #3,380 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Michigan. By definition, that implies Brighton ranks as the #3,039 most expensive place in the Wolverine State.

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Brighton Cost Of Living Vs. Michigan

Living Expense Brighton Michigan National Average
Overall 102 91 100
Services 111 95 100
Groceries 101 90 100
Health 96 96 100
Housing 92 76 100
Transportation 107 101 100
Utilities 95 103 100
For more reading on cost of living around Michigan, check out:
Brighton Cost of Living Vs. MI

Brighton, MI Housing Cost Breakdown

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.

$222,800
Median Home Value
$1,067
Median Rent
$60,015
Median Income
Statistic Brighton Michigan United States
Median Home Value $222,800 $162,600 $229,800
Median Rent $1,067 $892 $1,096
Median Income $60,015 $59,234 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.7x 2.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Brighton Services Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Brighton Michigan
Shampoo $0.94 $1.06
Movie $11.26 $10.68
Bowling $19.8 $14.67

Detailed Brighton Groceries Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Brighton Michigan
Ground Beef $4.55 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.13 $1.39
Milk $1.44 $2.05

Detailed Brighton Health Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Brighton Michigan
Haircut $18.95 $18.62
Beauty Salon $54.27 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.43 $2.34

Detailed Brighton Transportation Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Brighton Michigan
Potatoes $4.18 $3.29
Pizza $10.82 $10.62
Beer $8.42 $9.38
Optometrist $81.52 $108.57
Doctor $104.59 $116.17
Dentist $99.57 $99.13

Detailed Brighton Utilities Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Brighton Michigan
Gasoline $2.25 $2.22
Tire Balancing $58.95 $50.07
All Electricity $159.51 $167.67
Phone $178.81 $175.64

Brighton SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
4
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Brighton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Brighton
Ann Arbor, MI 121,093 113 1.1x
Novi, MI 60,439 113 1.1x
Wixom, MI 13,970 101 1.0x
South Lyon, MI 11,818 101 1.0x
Howell, MI 9,610 98 1.0x
Plymouth, MI 9,168 109 1.1x
Whitmore Lake, MI 8,010 99 1.0x
Walled Lake, MI 7,153 94 0.9x
Milford, MI 6,502 99 1.0x
Northville, MI 5,968 115 1.1x

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