Cost of living in Santiago de los Caballeros (Dominican Republic) is 50% cheaper than in Detroit, Michigan (United States)

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For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require $5,200 in Detroit, Michigan you would need to make just about $2,623 (RD$ 153,239) in Santiago de los Caballeros.

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