Cost of Living Comparison

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Florida is 3.8% more expensive than Michigan.

If you lived in Michigan instead of Florida, you would:
local_dining

pay 12.2% less for restaurants

  Florida help_outline Michigan help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $14.19 $12.05 -15.1%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$6.86 $6.26 -8.7%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.78 $1.64 -7.8%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $1.40 $1.31 -6.0%

Florida vs. Michigan - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 13.6% less for groceries

  Florida help_outline Michigan help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$2.61 $2.00 -23.2%
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.61 $4.96 -11.5%
Milk (1 gallon) $3.63 $2.68 -26.3%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.37 $1.79 -24.5%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $3.99 $3.45 -13.5%
Apples (1 lb) $2.13 $2.09 -2.2%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.71 $0.69 -4.1%
Oranges (1 lb) $1.80 $1.49 -17.1%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $1.80 $1.58 -11.9%
Potatoes (1 lb) $1.24 $1.05 -15.2%
Onions (1 lb) $1.26 $1.07 -15.2%

Florida vs. Michigan - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 8.4% less for transportation

  Florida help_outline Michigan help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $2.41 $2.45 +1.9%
Monthly public transit pass $52.76 $46.47 -11.9%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $21,884.35 $20,054.87 -8.4%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $16.00 $18.26 +14.1%

Florida vs. Michigan - Cost of transportation
home

pay 18.5% less for housing

  Florida help_outline Michigan help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$60.38 $54.84 -9.2%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,068.87 $811.98 -24.0%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $855.23 $705.84 -17.5%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$114.92 $138.60 +20.6%

Florida vs. Michigan - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 3.8% more for childcare

  Florida help_outline Michigan help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $658.88 $534.77 -18.8%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $17,205.83 $18,003.24 +4.6%

Florida vs. Michigan - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 1.1% more for entertainment and sports

  Florida help_outline Michigan help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $3.74 $3.46 -7.5%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.82 $3.74 -2.0%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$6.31 $6.74 +6.7%
Monthly membership at local gym $30.39 $32.01 +5.3%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $11.03 $9.96 -9.7%

Florida vs. Michigan - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 1.1% less for clothing

  Florida help_outline Michigan help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$38.76 $35.71 -7.9%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$35.18 $31.70 -9.9%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$71.37 $74.70 +4.7%
Men's business shoes (leather) $86.82 $87.52 +0.8%

Florida vs. Michigan - Cost of clothing
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Page last updated: March 2019
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