According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Forest Hills has an overall cost of living index of 112 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Michigan, Forest Hills has a cost of living index that's 1.3x higher than Michigan's index of 89.
The standard of living in Forest Hills ranks as #4292 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Michigan. By definition, that implies Forest Hills ranks as the #2114 most expensive place in the Wolverine State.
|Living Expense||Forest Hills||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. Forest Hills||Grand Rapids, MI||197,081||88||0.8x||Wyoming, MI||75,532||86||0.8x||Kentwood, MI||51,525||90||0.8x||Jenison, MI||17,794||93||0.8x||Cutlerville, MI||16,623||89||0.8x||Grandville, MI||15,952||90||0.8x||Northview, MI||15,391||92||0.8x||East Grand Rapids, MI||11,642||115||1.0x||Comstock Park, MI||10,374||88||0.8x||Hudsonville, MI||7,344||90||0.8x|