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According to Detroit has been named one of the top 10 cities in the U.S. with livable wages for minimum wage workers.

Join our Hot 107.5 Text Club For Breaking News, Exclusive Interviews, & More picked their top cities with a formula including minimum wage (dollars per hour), the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment plus the average monthly cost of internet and basic utilities. Detroit lands at the number 8 spot on the list. Detroit offers a higher minimum wage than the federal mandate at $9.25/hour and offers a variety of transportation services to navigate the city for people without a car.

Related: Metro Detroit’s Fast Food Workers Rallying For A $15 Raise

Here is the list of the 10 most livable cities for minimum wage earners:

  1. Bakersfield, CA
  2. Fresno, CA
  3. Toledo, OH
  4. Lincoln, NE
  5. Tucson, AZ
  6. Cincinnati, OH
  7. Phoenix, AZ
  8. Detroit, MI
  9. Mesa, AZ
  10. Cleveland, OH

What’s the most expensive place to live for minimum wage workers?  San Franciso California, surprised?


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