Seward, NE Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
93
Seward's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
27 out of 34
In Nebraska
2,137 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 Seward is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Seward, NE?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Seward has an overall cost of living index of 93 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Seward ranks as #2,137 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Nebraska. By definition, that implies Seward ranks as the #4,282 most expensive place in the Cornhusker State.

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Seward Cost Of Living Vs. Nebraska

Living Expense Seward Nebraska National Average
Overall 93 89 100
Services 101 98 100
Groceries 95 97 100
Health 107 101 100
Housing 78 78 100
Transportation 103 98 100
Utilities 90 91 100
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Seward Cost of Living Vs. NE

Seward, 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.

$168,300
Median Home Value
$808
Median Rent
$66,190
Median Income
Statistic Seward Nebraska United States
Median Home Value $168,300 $164,000 $229,800
Median Rent $808 $857 $1,096
Median Income $66,190 $63,015 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.5x 2.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.16x 0.2x

Detailed Seward Services Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item Seward Nebraska
Shampoo $1.03 $1.06
Movie $11.39 $10.68
Bowling $16.33 $14.67

Detailed Seward Groceries Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item Seward Nebraska
Ground Beef $3.46 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.46 $1.39
Milk $2.21 $2.05

Detailed Seward Health Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item Seward Nebraska
Haircut $23.58 $18.62
Beauty Salon $40.62 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.4 $2.34

Detailed Seward Transportation Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item Seward Nebraska
Potatoes $2.18 $3.29
Pizza $9.99 $10.62
Beer $8.85 $9.38
Optometrist $104.48 $108.57
Doctor $148.06 $116.17
Dentist $94.73 $99.13

Detailed Seward Utilities Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item Seward Nebraska
Gasoline $2.2 $2.22
Tire Balancing $51.6 $50.07
All Electricity $123.99 $167.67
Phone $194.37 $175.64

Seward SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
4
Safety
9
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Seward

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Gretna, NE 5,039 96 1.0x

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