Cost of Living in Southgate, MI

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1934
$4461
🛋️ Without rent
$723
$2352
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1211
$2109
🍽️ Food
$529
$1374
🚐 Transport
$55.7
$150
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3707
😀 Quality of life
68
🏙️ Population
30K

The average cost of living in Southgate is $1934, which is in the top 18% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1676th out of 9294 in our global list, 1555th out of 2202 in the United States, and 28th out of 59 in Michigan.

The median after-tax salary is $3707, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 3044th (TOP 33%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 893rd best city to live in the United States, and 19th most liveable city in Michigan. With an estimated population of 30K, Southgate is the 1496th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 13 km Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport
😷 Air quality Good 10.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 194 Wayne State University
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Prices in Southgate

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$58.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.23
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.97
 Cappuccino
$4.3
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.99
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1240
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$988
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2223
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1792
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$164
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.11%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4527
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2519
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$56.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.72
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.87
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.53
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.07
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.36
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.2
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.04
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.85
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.31
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.63
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$110
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$940
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13106

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