Scottsbluff, NE Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
88
Scottsbluff's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
17 out of 34
In Nebraska
1,324 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 Scottsbluff is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Scottsbluff, NE?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Scottsbluff has an overall cost of living index of 88 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Scottsbluff ranks as #1,324 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Nebraska. By definition, that implies Scottsbluff ranks as the #5,083 most expensive place in the Cornhusker State.

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Scottsbluff Cost Of Living Vs. Nebraska

Living Expense Scottsbluff Nebraska National Average
Overall 88 89 100
Services 97 95 100
Groceries 109 98 100
Health 99 99 100
Housing 60 76 100
Transportation 95 95 100
Utilities 109 90 100
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Scottsbluff Cost of Living Vs. NE

Scottsbluff, 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.

$116,600
Median Home Value
$778
Median Rent
$44,354
Median Income
Statistic Scottsbluff Nebraska United States
Median Home Value $116,600 $155,800 $217,500
Median Rent $778 $833 $1,062
Median Income $44,354 $61,439 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.6x 2.5x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.16x 0.2x

Detailed Scottsbluff Services Costs Vs. Nebraska

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

Detailed Scottsbluff Groceries Costs Vs. Nebraska

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

Detailed Scottsbluff Health Costs Vs. Nebraska

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

Detailed Scottsbluff Transportation Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item Scottsbluff 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 Scottsbluff Utilities Costs Vs. Nebraska

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

Scottsbluff SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
10

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Scottsbluff

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Scottsbluff
Gering, NE 8,254 91 1.0x
Alliance, NE 8,235 86 1.0x
Torrington, WY 6,675 92 1.0x

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