Gering, NE Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
91
Gering's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
28 out of 34
In Nebraska
1,886 out of 6,399
In America
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 #1,887 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Nebraska. By definition, that implies Gering ranks as the #4,520 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.

$138,200
Median Home Value
$833
Median Rent
$56,907
Median Income
Statistic Gering Nebraska United States
Median Home Value $138,200 $155,800 $217,500
Median Rent $833 $833 $1,062
Median Income $56,907 $61,439 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.4x 2.5x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.16x 0.2x

Detailed Gering Services Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item Gering Nebraska
Shampoo $0.95 $1.01
Movie $9.73 $10.72
Bowling $3.83 $13.86

Detailed Gering Groceries Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item Gering Nebraska
Ground Beef $4.03 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.28 $1.4
Milk $2.56 $1.96

Detailed Gering Health Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item Gering Nebraska
Haircut $16.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $30.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.72 $2.32

Detailed Gering Transportation Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item Gering Nebraska
Potatoes $2.99 $3.18
Pizza $10.16 $10.39
Beer $8.72 $9.23
Optometrist $140.76 $106.34
Doctor $104.92 $115.25
Dentist $86.92 $98.38

Detailed Gering Utilities Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item Gering Nebraska
Gasoline $2.16 $2.59
Tire Balancing $42.3 $48.9
All Electricity $132.3 $167.6
Phone $41.62 $163.42

Gering SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Gering

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Gering
Scottsbluff, NE 14,737 88 1.0x
Alliance, NE 8,235 86 0.9x
Torrington, WY 6,675 92 1.0x

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