Gering, NE Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
91
Gering's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Gering is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Gering, NE?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Gering has an overall cost of living index of 91 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Nebraska, Gering has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Nebraska's index of 89.

The standard of living in Gering ranks as #1887 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Nebraska. By definition, that implies Gering ranks as the #4520 most expensive place in the Cornhusker State.

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Gering Cost Of Living Vs. Nebraska

Living Expense Gering Nebraska National Average
Overall 91 89 100
Services 97 95 100
Groceries 109 98 100
Health 99 99 100
Housing 68 76 100
Transportation 95 95 100
Utilities 109 90 100
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Gering Cost of Living Vs. NE

Gering, NE Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Nebraska, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$133,600
Median Home Value
$859
Median Rent
$60,047
Median Income
Statistic Gering Nebraska United States
Median Home Value $133,600 $147,800 $204,900
Median Rent $859 $805 $1,023
Median Income $60,047 $59,116 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.2x 2.5x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.16x 0.2x

Gering SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Gering

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Gering
Scottsbluff, NE 14,805 88 1.0x
Alliance, NE 8,313 86 0.9x
Torrington, WY 6,717 92 1.0x

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