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To maintain your standard of living, you need to earn:
$37,185 in Grand Rapids, MI

The cost of living is 26% lower in Grand Rapids, MI
Housing image    Housing costs 45% less in Grand Rapids, MI hide details  -
Sample housing costs Chicago, IL Grand Rapids, MI
Median 2-bedroom apartment rent $1,500 / month $908 / month
Median home price (3BR, 2BA) $454,905 $242,800
Monthly mortgage + interest $1,617 / month $853 / month
Transportation image    Transportation costs 27% less in Grand Rapids, MI hide details  -
Sample transportation costs Chicago, IL Grand Rapids, MI
Gas (per gallon) $2.65 $1.88
Food image    Food costs 18% less in Grand Rapids, MI hide details  -
Sample food costs Chicago, IL Grand Rapids, MI
Bread $2.89 $2.89
Dozen eggs $1.64 $1.43
Gallon of milk $1.89 $1.03
12-inch Pizza Hut pizza $9.99 $9.00
McDonalds Quarter-Pounder with cheese $4.25 $3.69
Entertainment image    Entertainment costs 14% less in Grand Rapids, MI hide details  -
Sample entertainment costs Chicago, IL Grand Rapids, MI
Movie ticket $13.00 $10.15
Bowling game $8.00 $4.07
6-pack Heineken beer $8.49 $7.82
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