North Platte, NE Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
83
North Platte's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
5 out of 34
In Nebraska
522 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 North Platte is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in North Platte, NE?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, North Platte has an overall cost of living index of 83 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in North Platte ranks as #522 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Nebraska. By definition, that implies North Platte ranks as the #5,884 most expensive place in the Cornhusker State.

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North Platte Cost Of Living Vs. Nebraska

Living Expense North Platte Nebraska National Average
Overall 83 89 100
Services 92 95 100
Groceries 100 98 100
Health 97 99 100
Housing 60 76 100
Transportation 92 95 100
Utilities 82 90 100
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North Platte Cost of Living Vs. NE

North Platte, 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.

$118,900
Median Home Value
$757
Median Rent
$54,357
Median Income
Statistic North Platte Nebraska United States
Median Home Value $118,900 $155,800 $217,500
Median Rent $757 $833 $1,062
Median Income $54,357 $61,439 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.2x 2.5x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.16x 0.2x

Detailed North Platte Services Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item North Platte Nebraska
Shampoo $1.0 $1.01
Movie $8.5 $10.72
Bowling $10.0 $13.86

Detailed North Platte Groceries Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item North Platte Nebraska
Ground Beef $2.95 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.62 $1.4
Milk $1.97 $1.96

Detailed North Platte Health Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item North Platte Nebraska
Haircut $12.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $25.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.42 $2.32

Detailed North Platte Transportation Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item North Platte Nebraska
Potatoes $2.48 $3.18
Pizza $10.69 $10.39
Beer $8.82 $9.23
Optometrist $110.0 $106.34
Doctor $126.0 $115.25
Dentist $75.0 $98.38

Detailed North Platte Utilities Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item North Platte Nebraska
Gasoline $2.44 $2.59
Tire Balancing $44.99 $48.9
All Electricity $106.97 $167.6
Phone $189.48 $163.42

North Platte SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
7
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
10

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