Muskegon Heights, MI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
79
Muskegon Heights's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
10 out of 173
In Michigan
161 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 Muskegon Heights is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Muskegon Heights, MI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Muskegon Heights has an overall cost of living index of 79 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Michigan, Muskegon Heights has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Michigan's index of 89.

The standard of living in Muskegon Heights ranks as #161 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Michigan. By definition, that implies Muskegon Heights ranks as the #6,245 most expensive place in the Wolverine State.

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Muskegon Heights Cost Of Living Vs. Michigan

Living Expense Muskegon Heights Michigan National Average
Overall 79 89 100
Services 95 95 100
Groceries 91 88 100
Health 96 94 100
Housing 37 74 100
Transportation 106 106 100
Utilities 99 99 100
For more reading on cost of living around Michigan, check out:
Muskegon Heights Cost of Living Vs. MI

Muskegon Heights, 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.

$43,900
Median Home Value
$711
Median Rent
$30,795
Median Income
Statistic Muskegon Heights Michigan United States
Median Home Value $43,900 $154,900 $217,500
Median Rent $711 $871 $1,062
Median Income $30,795 $57,144 $62,843
Home Value To Income 1.4x 2.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.28x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Muskegon Heights Services Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Muskegon Heights Michigan
Shampoo $0.87 $1.01
Movie $11.27 $10.72
Bowling $17.0 $13.86

Detailed Muskegon Heights Groceries Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Muskegon Heights Michigan
Ground Beef $3.49 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.19 $1.4
Milk $1.76 $1.96

Detailed Muskegon Heights Health Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Muskegon Heights Michigan
Haircut $16.34 $17.49
Beauty Salon $34.33 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.78 $2.32

Detailed Muskegon Heights Transportation Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Muskegon Heights Michigan
Potatoes $2.92 $3.18
Pizza $9.99 $10.39
Beer $8.25 $9.23
Optometrist $102.67 $106.34
Doctor $98.67 $115.25
Dentist $95.25 $98.38

Detailed Muskegon Heights Utilities Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Muskegon Heights Michigan
Gasoline $2.79 $2.59
Tire Balancing $52.0 $48.9
All Electricity $167.87 $167.6
Phone $178.16 $163.42

Muskegon Heights SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
2
Amenities
9
Education
4
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Muskegon Heights

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Muskegon Heights
Wyoming, MI 75,702 86 1.1x
Kentwood, MI 51,693 90 1.1x
Muskegon, MI 37,633 81 1.0x
Forest Hills, MI 27,830 112 1.4x
Norton Shores, MI 24,467 89 1.1x
Jenison, MI 17,431 93 1.2x
Cutlerville, MI 16,895 89 1.1x
Northview, MI 15,394 92 1.2x
East Grand Rapids, MI 11,759 115 1.5x
Grand Haven, MI 10,994 88 1.1x

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