Cost of Living in Ann Arbor, MI

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$2176
$5344
🛋️ Without rent
$753
$2506
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1423
$2838
🍽️ Food
$546
$1428
🚐 Transport
$57
$154
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5098
😀 Quality of life
85
🏙️ Population
114K

The average cost of living in Ann Arbor is $2176, which is in the top 4% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 338th out of 9294 in our global list, 263rd out of 2202 in the United States, and 1st out of 59 in Michigan.

The median after-tax salary is $5098, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.3 months. Ranked 223rd (TOP 2%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 60th best city to live in the United States, and 2nd most liveable city in Michigan. With an estimated population of 114K, Ann Arbor is the 278th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 19 km Willow Run Airport
😷 Air quality Good 11.5 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 3 University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
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Prices in Ann Arbor

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$79.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.01
 Cappuccino
$4.54
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.24
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1835
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1120
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3477
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2410
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$97.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$152
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$62.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.43%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2819
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2342
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$57.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.27
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.26
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.68
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.21
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.99
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$14.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.06
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.05
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.37
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.71
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.83
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.71
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$134
💇 Haircut, simple
$15.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$54.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1209
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11379

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