Western cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexWesternNebraskaNational
Cost of living index7890100
IndexWesternNebraskaNational
Goods & Services index9995100
Groceries index100100100
Health care index101101100
Housing index3375100
Transportation index9998100
Utilities index8791100

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  • The cost of living in Western is 13% lower than the Nebraska average.
  • The cost of living in Western is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Western is 67% lower than the national average.
  • Nebraska general sales tax is 8% higher than the national average.
  • Nebraska state income tax is 11% higher than the national average.

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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$43,750$3,646$1,021$1,313
Renters$37,083$3,090$865$1,113

Nebraska Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Nebraska5.5%7.5%

Nebraska Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Nebraska2.46%6.84%

Goods & Services

ItemWesternNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.00$14.599.6%
Beauty Salon $28.16$34.6818.8%
Toothpaste $1.98$2.4719.9%
Shampoo $0.84$1.0217.8%
Movie $9.50$9.873.7%
Bowling $4.67$4.396.3%

Groceries

ItemWesternNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $5.02$4.4812.1%
Fried Chicken $1.45$1.461.0%
Milk $2.66$2.3612.9%
Potatoes $2.47$3.0619.3%
Pizza $9.41$9.241.8%
Beer $7.58$8.6312.2%

Health Care

ItemWesternNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $106.60$99.786.8%
Doctor $110.00$105.034.7%
Dentist $90.40$88.701.9%
Ibuprofen $8.81$9.416.4%
Lipitor $289.29$298.503.1%

Housing

ItemWesternNational avg.Difference
Home Price $37,700.00$175,700.0078.5%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $839.51$1,081.0322.3%
Apartment Rent $564.00$920.0038.7%

Transportation

ItemWesternNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.00$2.094.5%
Tire Balancing $48.75$45.297.7%

Utilities

ItemWesternNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$148.02$170.8013.3%
Phone $24.49$28.2613.3%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Alexandria, NE16271-29%
Tobias, NE12176-24%
Daykin, NE20277-23%
Ohiowa, NE13178-22%
Milligan, NE36978-22%
Western, NE32678-22%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Linneus, MO32680-20%
Berrydale, FL3261044%
Laguna Seca, TX32670-30%
Kendleton, TX32682-18%
Deseret, UT32689-11%
Western, NE32678-22%
Source: The Western, NE cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.