Ypsilanti, MI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Ypsilanti'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 Ypsilanti is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Ypsilanti, MI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Ypsilanti has an overall cost of living index of 93 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Ypsilanti ranks as #2224 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Michigan. By definition, that implies Ypsilanti ranks as the #4182 most expensive place in the Wolverine State.

Ypsilanti Cost Of Living Vs. Michigan

Living Expense Ypsilanti Michigan National Average
Overall 93 89 100
Services 104 95 100
Groceries 93 88 100
Health 93 94 100
Housing 74 74 100
Transportation 114 106 100
Utilities 94 99 100
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Ypsilanti, 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 Ypsilanti Michigan United States
Median Home Value $141,100 $146,200 $204,900
Median Rent $817 $850 $1,023
Median Income $36,982 $54,938 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.8x 2.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.27x 0.19x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Ypsilanti

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Ypsilanti
Ann Arbor, MI 120,641 110 1.2x
Livonia, MI 94,567 99 1.1x
Westland, MI 82,120 90 1.0x
Novi, MI 59,625 112 1.2x
Romulus, MI 23,515 87 0.9x
Wayne, MI 17,063 85 0.9x
South Lyon, MI 11,786 97 1.0x
Farmington, MI 10,590 99 1.1x
Saline, MI 9,223 102 1.1x
Plymouth, MI 9,054 106 1.1x

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