Southgate, MI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
89
Southgate's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
86 out of 173
In Michigan
1,523 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 Southgate is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Southgate, MI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Southgate has an overall cost of living index of 89 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Southgate ranks as #1,524 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Michigan. By definition, that implies Southgate ranks as the #4,883 most expensive place in the Wolverine State.

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Southgate Cost Of Living Vs. Michigan

Living Expense Southgate Michigan National Average
Overall 89 89 100
Services 104 95 100
Groceries 93 88 100
Health 93 94 100
Housing 59 74 100
Transportation 114 106 100
Utilities 94 99 100
For more reading on cost of living around Michigan, check out:
Southgate Cost of Living Vs. MI

Southgate, 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.

$112,300
Median Home Value
$876
Median Rent
$57,133
Median Income
Statistic Southgate Michigan United States
Median Home Value $112,300 $154,900 $217,500
Median Rent $876 $871 $1,062
Median Income $57,133 $57,144 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.0x 2.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Southgate Services Costs Vs. Michigan

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

Detailed Southgate Groceries Costs Vs. Michigan

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

Detailed Southgate Health Costs Vs. Michigan

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

Detailed Southgate Transportation Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Southgate 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 Southgate Utilities Costs Vs. Michigan

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

Southgate SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Southgate

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Southgate
Dearborn, MI 94,701 93 1.0x
Livonia, MI 94,249 99 1.1x
Taylor, MI 61,379 87 1.0x
Dearborn Heights, MI 55,857 90 1.0x
Lincoln Park, MI 36,697 86 1.0x
Allen Park, MI 27,216 91 1.0x
Wyandotte, MI 25,044 88 1.0x
Trenton, MI 18,295 91 1.0x
Woodhaven, MI 12,518 93 1.0x
Riverview, MI 12,137 92 1.0x

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