Walker, MI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
91
Walker's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
94 out of 175
In Michigan
1,804 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 Walker is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Walker, MI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Walker has an overall cost of living index of 91 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Michigan, Walker has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Michigan's index of 91.

The standard of living in Walker ranks as #1,804 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Michigan. By definition, that implies Walker ranks as the #4,614 most expensive place in the Wolverine State.

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Walker Cost Of Living Vs. Michigan

Living Expense Walker Michigan National Average
Overall 91 91 100
Services 98 95 100
Groceries 90 90 100
Health 96 96 100
Housing 78 76 100
Transportation 105 101 100
Utilities 102 103 100
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Walker Cost of Living Vs. MI

Walker, 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.

$201,300
Median Home Value
$867
Median Rent
$63,878
Median Income
Statistic Walker Michigan United States
Median Home Value $201,300 $162,600 $229,800
Median Rent $867 $892 $1,096
Median Income $63,878 $59,234 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.2x 2.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Walker Services Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Walker Michigan
Shampoo $0.89 $1.06
Movie $11.37 $10.68
Bowling $16.78 $14.67

Detailed Walker Groceries Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Walker Michigan
Ground Beef $4.5 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.12 $1.39
Milk $1.59 $2.05

Detailed Walker Health Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Walker Michigan
Haircut $20.22 $18.62
Beauty Salon $32.55 $39.05
Toothpaste $1.98 $2.34

Detailed Walker Transportation Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Walker Michigan
Potatoes $2.75 $3.29
Pizza $10.16 $10.62
Beer $8.21 $9.38
Optometrist $105.11 $108.57
Doctor $98.0 $116.17
Dentist $94.78 $99.13

Detailed Walker Utilities Costs Vs. Michigan

Item Walker Michigan
Gasoline $2.23 $2.22
Tire Balancing $60.0 $50.07
All Electricity $170.23 $167.67
Phone $181.0 $175.64

Walker SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Walker

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Walker
Grand Rapids, MI 199,417 90 1.0x
Wyoming, MI 75,999 89 1.0x
Kentwood, MI 51,780 92 1.0x
Forest Hills, MI 28,690 112 1.2x
Allendale, MI 23,696 97 1.1x
Cutlerville, MI 17,988 88 1.0x
Jenison, MI 17,851 94 1.0x
Grandville, MI 15,906 89 1.0x
Northview, MI 15,209 94 1.0x
East Grand Rapids, MI 11,855 115 1.3x

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