Dearborn, MI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
96
Dearborn's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
129 out of 175
In Michigan
2,601 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 Dearborn is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Dearborn, MI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Dearborn has an overall cost of living index of 96 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Dearborn ranks as #2,601 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Michigan. By definition, that implies Dearborn ranks as the #3,818 most expensive place in the Wolverine State.

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Dearborn Cost Of Living Vs. Michigan

Living Expense Dearborn Michigan National Average
Overall 96 91 100
Services 110 95 100
Groceries 101 90 100
Health 96 96 100
Housing 75 76 100
Transportation 107 101 100
Utilities 95 103 100
For more reading on cost of living around Michigan, check out:
Dearborn Cost of Living Vs. MI

Dearborn, 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.

$154,100
Median Home Value
$1,019
Median Rent
$56,302
Median Income
Statistic Dearborn Michigan United States
Median Home Value $154,100 $162,600 $229,800
Median Rent $1,019 $892 $1,096
Median Income $56,302 $59,234 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.7x 2.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Dearborn Services Costs Vs. Michigan

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

Detailed Dearborn Groceries Costs Vs. Michigan

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

Detailed Dearborn Health Costs Vs. Michigan

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

Detailed Dearborn Transportation Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Dearborn 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 Dearborn Utilities Costs Vs. Michigan

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

Dearborn SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
9.5
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Dearborn

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Dearborn
Detroit, MI 672,351 86 0.9x
Troy, MI 84,051 113 1.2x
Taylor, MI 61,164 88 0.9x
Novi, MI 60,439 113 1.2x
Royal Oak, MI 59,256 101 1.1x
Dearborn Heights, MI 55,630 91 0.9x
Lincoln Park, MI 36,525 89 0.9x
Allen Park, MI 27,089 91 0.9x
Inkster, MI 24,398 83 0.9x
Birmingham, MI 21,272 134 1.4x

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