Cemetery burial plot cost in Michigan: cheapest & most expensive options

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The average burial plot cost in Michigan is $2,864. This is based on an analysis of 946 cemeteries in the state. Michigan’s burial costs are, on average, 20% lower than the rest of the nation. In our analysis, we’ve seen costs go as high as $10,000 and as low as $695.

Keep in mind that these costs will vary depending on your specific situation. Depending on the type of burial plot you purchase, how many, and in what zip code, these prices may vary significantly from the average.

When making burial arrangements, we recommend contacting at least a few cemeteries to get a price that is right for your family.

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Cities with the most affordable cemetery burial plot costs in Michigan

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
Highland Park, MI$695-76%
Wyoming, MI$700-76%
Grandville, MI$863-70%
Flint, MI$886-69%
Ypsilanti, MI$995-65%

Cities with the most expensive cemetery burial plot costs in Michigan

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
Monroe, MI$10,000+249%
Southfield, MI$9,788+242%
Garden City, MI$6,000+109%
Adrian, MI$5,000+75%
Rochester, MI$4,910+71%

Michigan: Average cemetery burial plot cost by city

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
Adrian, MI$5,00075%
Ann Arbor, MI$3,94738%
Battle Creek, MI$2,742-4%
Bay City, MI$1,735-39%
Berkley, MI$3,0567%
Beverly Hills, MI$3,85034%
Birmingham, MI$1,500-48%
Canton, MI$4,83369%
Clarkston, MI$1,500-48%
Clinton, MI$3,21812%
Detroit, MI$2,470-14%
Escanaba, MI$1,875-35%
Flat Rock, MI$3,54324%
Flint, MI$886-69%
Garden City, MI$6,000109%
Grand Blanc, MI$2,578-10%
Grand Rapids, MI$2,470-14%
Grandville, MI$863-70%
Hagar Shores, MI$1,995-30%
Highland Park, MI$695-76%
Holland, MI$3,47821%
Ingham County, MI$1,600-44%
Jackson, MI$1,378-52%
Kalamazoo, MI$2,9864%
Lansing, MI$2,482-13%
Livonia, MI$4,01440%
Monroe, MI$10,000249%
Mt Clemens, MI$3,1339%
Mt Morris, MI$2,408-16%
Muskegon, MI$1,071-63%
Novi, MI$2,338-18%
Okemos, MI$2,560-11%
Plymouth, MI$1,621-43%
Pontiac, MI$1,130-61%
Redford, MI$1,863-35%
Rochester Hills, MI$4,15845%
Rochester, MI$4,91071%
Royal Oak, MI$2,433-15%
Saginaw, MI$2,111-26%
Southfield, MI$9,788242%
Troy, MI$1,755-39%
Westland, MI$2,370-17%
Wyoming, MI$700-76%
Ypsilanti, MI$995-65%

Michigan: VA national and state cemeteries with free burial plots

If you are a veteran, service member or eligible family member you may be eligible for a free burial at a national VA cemetery. There are 4 such cemeteries in Michigan. Keep in mind these are not guaranteed to have any open spots. Please see below for contact information as well as burial plot availability.

CemeteryOpen plots?AddressPhone
Fort Custer National CemeteryOpen15501 Dickman Rd. Augusta, MI 49012Phone: 269-731-4164
Great Lakes National CemeteryOpen4200 Belford Road Holly, MI 48442Phone: 248-328-0386 Or 866-348-8603
Fort Mackinac Post CemeteryClosedMackinac State Park Mackinac Island, MI 49757Phone: 248-328-0386
Lakeside Cemetery Soldiers’ LotClosed3781 Gratiot Street Port Huron, MI 48060Phone: 248-328-0386

State VA cemeteries have similar free burial options as well, though these come with residency requirements. Contact your local VA office to learn more.

Grand Rapids Home For Veterans Cemetery3000 Monroe, NE Grand Rapids, MI 49505Chaplain’s Office Phone: 616-364-5322