Springfield, MI Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
72
Springfield's Overall Cost Of Living
0.7x
Lower Than The National Average
1 out of 175
In Michigan
12 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 Springfield is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Springfield, MI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Springfield has an overall cost of living index of 72 which is 0.7x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Michigan, Springfield has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Michigan's index of 91.

The standard of living in Springfield ranks as #12 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Michigan. By definition, that implies Springfield ranks as the #6,407 most expensive place in the Wolverine State.

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Springfield Cost Of Living Vs. Michigan

Living Expense Springfield Michigan National Average
Overall 72 91 100
Services 88 95 100
Groceries 75 90 100
Health 96 96 100
Housing 43 76 100
Transportation 97 101 100
Utilities 98 103 100
For more reading on cost of living around Michigan, check out:
Springfield Cost of Living Vs. MI

Springfield, 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.

$79,700
Median Home Value
$661
Median Rent
$36,005
Median Income
Statistic Springfield Michigan United States
Median Home Value $79,700 $162,600 $229,800
Median Rent $661 $892 $1,096
Median Income $36,005 $59,234 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.2x 2.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Springfield Services Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Springfield Michigan
Shampoo $0.88 $1.06
Movie $8.95 $10.68
Bowling $16.39 $14.67

Detailed Springfield Groceries Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Springfield Michigan
Ground Beef $3.83 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.1 $1.39
Milk $1.5 $2.05

Detailed Springfield Health Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Springfield Michigan
Haircut $16.14 $18.62
Beauty Salon $19.0 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.03 $2.34

Detailed Springfield Transportation Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Springfield Michigan
Potatoes $2.73 $3.29
Pizza $9.99 $10.62
Beer $8.21 $9.38
Optometrist $63.31 $108.57
Doctor $102.79 $116.17
Dentist $98.94 $99.13

Detailed Springfield Utilities Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Springfield Michigan
Gasoline $2.02 $2.22
Tire Balancing $54.29 $50.07
All Electricity $167.02 $167.67
Phone $178.81 $175.64

Springfield SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Springfield

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Springfield
Kalamazoo, MI 76,106 81 1.1x
Battle Creek, MI 51,084 80 1.1x
Union, MO 11,931 89 1.2x
Marshall, MI 6,947 80 1.1x
Comstock Northwest, MI 5,999 84 1.2x
Eastwood, MI 5,675 79 1.1x

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