South Sioux City, NE Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
84
South Sioux City's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
7 out of 34
In Nebraska
647 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 South Sioux City is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in South Sioux City, NE?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, South Sioux City has an overall cost of living index of 84 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in South Sioux City ranks as #647 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Nebraska. By definition, that implies South Sioux City ranks as the #5,760 most expensive place in the Cornhusker State.

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South Sioux City Cost Of Living Vs. Nebraska

Living Expense South Sioux City Nebraska National Average
Overall 84 89 100
Services 96 95 100
Groceries 96 98 100
Health 107 99 100
Housing 62 76 100
Transportation 91 95 100
Utilities 85 90 100
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South Sioux City Cost of Living Vs. NE

South Sioux City, 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.

$116,200
Median Home Value
$815
Median Rent
$54,806
Median Income
Statistic South Sioux City Nebraska United States
Median Home Value $116,200 $155,800 $217,500
Median Rent $815 $833 $1,062
Median Income $54,806 $61,439 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.1x 2.5x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.16x 0.2x

Detailed South Sioux City Services Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item South Sioux City Nebraska
Shampoo $1.13 $1.01
Movie $9.75 $10.72
Bowling $15.19 $13.86

Detailed South Sioux City Groceries Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item South Sioux City Nebraska
Ground Beef $3.19 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.91 $1.4
Milk $2.13 $1.96

Detailed South Sioux City Health Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item South Sioux City Nebraska
Haircut $16.15 $17.49
Beauty Salon $30.2 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.13 $2.32

Detailed South Sioux City Transportation Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item South Sioux City Nebraska
Potatoes $2.49 $3.18
Pizza $10.49 $10.39
Beer $8.79 $9.23
Optometrist $124.0 $106.34
Doctor $142.5 $115.25
Dentist $100.0 $98.38

Detailed South Sioux City Utilities Costs Vs. Nebraska

Item South Sioux City Nebraska
Gasoline $2.58 $2.59
Tire Balancing $38.4 $48.9
All Electricity $124.73 $167.6
Phone $178.51 $163.42

South Sioux City SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
3
Commute
10

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