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.
|Living Expense||Southgate||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. Southgate|
|Dearborn Heights, MI||55,857||90||1.0x|
|Lincoln Park, MI||36,697||86||1.0x|
|Allen Park, MI||27,216||91||1.0x|