Harper Woods, MI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
88
Harper Woods's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
77 out of 173
In Michigan
1,324 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Harper Woods is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Harper Woods, MI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Harper Woods has an overall cost of living index of 88 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Michigan, Harper Woods has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Michigan's index of 89.

The standard of living in Harper Woods ranks as #1,324 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Michigan. By definition, that implies Harper Woods ranks as the #5,083 most expensive place in the Wolverine State.

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Harper Woods Cost Of Living Vs. Michigan

Living Expense Harper Woods Michigan National Average
Overall 88 89 100
Services 104 95 100
Groceries 93 88 100
Health 93 94 100
Housing 58 74 100
Transportation 114 106 100
Utilities 94 99 100
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Harper Woods Cost of Living Vs. MI

Harper Woods, 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.

$83,600
Median Home Value
$1,088
Median Rent
$48,418
Median Income
Statistic Harper Woods Michigan United States
Median Home Value $83,600 $154,900 $217,500
Median Rent $1,088 $871 $1,062
Median Income $48,418 $57,144 $62,843
Home Value To Income 1.7x 2.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.27x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Harper Woods Services Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Harper Woods Michigan
Shampoo $0.94 $1.01
Movie $11.09 $10.72
Bowling $19.6 $13.86

Detailed Harper Woods Groceries Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Harper Woods Michigan
Ground Beef $3.92 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.12 $1.4
Milk $1.27 $1.96

Detailed Harper Woods Health Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Harper Woods Michigan
Haircut $17.38 $17.49
Beauty Salon $52.83 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.97 $2.32

Detailed Harper Woods Transportation Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Harper Woods Michigan
Potatoes $3.1 $3.18
Pizza $10.49 $10.39
Beer $8.15 $9.23
Optometrist $83.25 $106.34
Doctor $100.0 $115.25
Dentist $93.78 $98.38

Detailed Harper Woods Utilities Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Harper Woods Michigan
Gasoline $2.9 $2.59
Tire Balancing $59.77 $48.9
All Electricity $152.8 $167.6
Phone $175.97 $163.42

Harper Woods SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Harper Woods

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Harper Woods
Warren, MI 134,797 90 1.0x
Troy, MI 83,989 109 1.2x
Rochester Hills, MI 74,206 110 1.2x
St. Clair Shores, MI 59,528 91 1.0x
Royal Oak, MI 59,195 100 1.1x
Roseville, MI 47,400 87 1.0x
Eastpointe, MI 32,443 87 1.0x
Birmingham, MI 21,201 133 1.5x
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 15,498 107 1.2x
Berkley, MI 15,372 99 1.1x

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