Lexington, NE Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
81
Lexington's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
1 out of 34
In Nebraska
290 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Lexington is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Lexington, NE?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Lexington has an overall cost of living index of 81 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Nebraska, Lexington has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Nebraska's index of 89.

The standard of living in Lexington ranks as #290 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Nebraska. By definition, that implies Lexington ranks as the #6,129 most expensive place in the Cornhusker State.

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Lexington Cost Of Living Vs. Nebraska

Living Expense Lexington Nebraska National Average
Overall 81 89 100
Services 97 98 100
Groceries 102 97 100
Health 97 101 100
Housing 51 78 100
Transportation 95 98 100
Utilities 83 91 100
For more reading on cost of living around Nebraska, check out:
Lexington Cost of Living Vs. NE

Lexington, 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.

$114,500
Median Home Value
$837
Median Rent
$55,913
Median Income
Statistic Lexington Nebraska United States
Median Home Value $114,500 $164,000 $229,800
Median Rent $837 $857 $1,096
Median Income $55,913 $63,015 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.0x 2.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.16x 0.2x

Detailed Lexington Services Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item Lexington Nebraska
Shampoo $1.06 $1.06
Movie $8.5 $10.68
Bowling $10.0 $14.67

Detailed Lexington Groceries Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item Lexington Nebraska
Ground Beef $3.32 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.78 $1.39
Milk $1.92 $2.05

Detailed Lexington Health Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item Lexington Nebraska
Haircut $12.0 $18.62
Beauty Salon $25.0 $39.05
Toothpaste $3.05 $2.34

Detailed Lexington Transportation Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item Lexington Nebraska
Potatoes $3.33 $3.29
Pizza $10.69 $10.62
Beer $8.6 $9.38
Optometrist $110.0 $108.57
Doctor $126.0 $116.17
Dentist $75.0 $99.13

Detailed Lexington Utilities Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item Lexington Nebraska
Gasoline $2.11 $2.22
Tire Balancing $45.82 $50.07
All Electricity $109.11 $167.67
Phone $192.32 $175.64

Lexington SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
9
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Lexington

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Lexington
Kearney, NE 33,783 90 1.1x
Mason, OH 33,592 104 1.3x
Holdrege, NE 5,406 84 1.0x

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