Ann Arbor, MI
Best Places to Live Top 100 rank: 25
Population: 113,300
Population, age 50+: 27,464
Population growth, age 50+: 24.77%
Taxes
  City stats
State income tax rate
(highest bracket)
3.90%*
State income tax rate
(lowest bracket)
3.90%*
Retirement tax break from state? Yes
State property taxes Average
Sales tax 6.00%
State gas tax
(cents per gallon)
19.0
Housing
  City stats
Median home price $230,000
Home price gain
(2004-2005)
0.80%
Financial
  City stats
Median household income
(per year)
$51,298
Auto insurance premiums
(Average for the state)
$2,575
Quality of life
  City stats
Air quality index
(% of days AQI ranked as good)
41.7%
Personal crime risk
(100 is nat'l average; lower is better)
97
Property crime risk
(100 is nat'l average; lower is better)
124
Personal crime incidents
(per 100,000)
232
Property crime incidents
(per 100,000)
2,702
Leisure and culture
  City stats
Movie theaters
(within 15 miles)
18
Restaurants
(within 15 miles)
1,113
Bars
(within 15 miles)
39
Public golf courses
(within 30 miles)
142
Libraries
(within 15 miles)
24
Museums (accredited by AAM
within 30 miles)
3
Colleges, universities and professional schools 5
Ski resorts (within 100 miles) 5
Weather
  City stats
Annual precipitation
(inches)
35.35
Clear days 66
High temp in July ° F 83.0°
Low temp in Jan ° F 16.6°
Health***
  City stats
Hospitals
(within 30 miles)
116
Doctors' offices 471
Body mass index
(avg. for residents)
26
Cancer mortality
(per 100,000, age-adjusted)
186.7
Cardiac mortality
(per 100,000)
160.6
Meet the neighbors
  City stats
Median age 29.8
Completed at least some college
(% of residents)
63.9%
Married 37.4%
Divorced 7.5%
*Income tax notes:
15 states have statutory provision for automatic adjustment of tax brackets, personal exemption or standard deductions to the rate of inflation. Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska and Ohio indexes the personal exemption amounts only.
***County data
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