Niles, MI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
84
Niles's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
37 out of 175
In Michigan
629 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 Niles is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Niles, MI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Niles has an overall cost of living index of 84 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Michigan, Niles has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Michigan's index of 91.

The standard of living in Niles ranks as #629 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Michigan. By definition, that implies Niles ranks as the #5,789 most expensive place in the Wolverine State.

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Niles Cost Of Living Vs. Michigan

Living Expense Niles Michigan National Average
Overall 84 91 100
Services 102 95 100
Groceries 90 90 100
Health 97 96 100
Housing 49 76 100
Transportation 95 101 100
Utilities 95 103 100
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Niles Cost of Living Vs. MI

Niles, 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.

$86,000
Median Home Value
$685
Median Rent
$38,415
Median Income
Statistic Niles Michigan United States
Median Home Value $86,000 $162,600 $229,800
Median Rent $685 $892 $1,096
Median Income $38,415 $59,234 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.2x 2.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Niles Services Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Niles Michigan
Shampoo $0.89 $1.06
Movie $8.41 $10.68
Bowling $12.11 $14.67

Detailed Niles Groceries Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Niles Michigan
Ground Beef $3.73 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.23 $1.39
Milk $1.33 $2.05

Detailed Niles Health Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Niles Michigan
Haircut $17.89 $18.62
Beauty Salon $35.83 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.7 $2.34

Detailed Niles Transportation Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Niles Michigan
Potatoes $2.8 $3.29
Pizza $11.66 $10.62
Beer $8.9 $9.38
Optometrist $110.14 $108.57
Doctor $112.78 $116.17
Dentist $100.56 $99.13

Detailed Niles Utilities Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Niles Michigan
Gasoline $2.1 $2.22
Tire Balancing $44.82 $50.07
All Electricity $144.58 $167.67
Phone $184.27 $175.64

Niles SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Niles

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Niles
South Bend, IN 102,686 81 1.0x
Mishawaka, IN 49,675 87 1.0x
Portage, MI 49,224 87 1.0x
Goshen, IN 34,586 87 1.0x
Granger, IN 30,499 105 1.2x
Sturgis, MI 10,853 83 1.0x
Westwood, MI 9,247 83 1.0x
St. Joseph, MI 8,328 91 1.1x
Dunlap, IN 7,273 88 1.0x
Nappanee, IN 7,138 83 1.0x

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