Swartz Creek, MI Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in Swartz Creek, MI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Swartz Creek has an overall cost of living index of 90 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Swartz Creek ranks as #1706 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Michigan. By definition, that implies Swartz Creek ranks as the #4700 most expensive place in the Wolverine State.

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Swartz Creek Cost Of Living Vs. Michigan

Living Expense Swartz Creek Michigan National Average
Overall 90 89 100
Services 104 95 100
Groceries 93 88 100
Health 93 94 100
Housing 63 74 100
Transportation 114 106 100
Utilities 94 99 100
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Swartz Creek Cost of Living Vs. MI

Swartz Creek, 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 Swartz Creek Michigan United States
Median Home Value $113,800 $146,200 $204,900
Median Rent $765 $850 $1,023
Median Income $53,217 $54,938 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.1x 2.7x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.19x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Swartz Creek

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Swartz Creek
Flint, MI 97,161 81 0.9x
Burton, MI 28,754 87 1.0x
Owosso, MI 14,604 86 1.0x
Fenton, MI 11,336 92 1.0x
Beecher, MI 9,128 81 0.9x
Flushing, MI 8,012 90 1.0x
Grand Blanc, MI 7,925 93 1.0x
Holly, MI 6,194 88 1.0x
Lake Fenton, MI 5,331 100 1.1x

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