Sturgis, MI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Sturgis's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Sturgis is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Sturgis, MI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Sturgis has an overall cost of living index of 87 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Sturgis ranks as #1128 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Michigan. By definition, that implies Sturgis ranks as the #5279 most expensive place in the Wolverine State.

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Sturgis Cost Of Living Vs. Michigan

Living Expense Sturgis Michigan National Average
Overall 87 89 100
Services 106 95 100
Groceries 98 88 100
Health 104 94 100
Housing 53 74 100
Transportation 98 106 100
Utilities 94 99 100
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Sturgis, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Sturgis Michigan United States
Median Home Value $82,300 $146,200 $204,900
Median Rent $704 $850 $1,023
Median Income $40,392 $54,938 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.0x 2.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.19x 0.2x

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Portage, MI 48,421 86 1.0x
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Dunlap, IN 6,115 95 1.1x
Eastwood, MI 5,858 79 0.9x

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