Broken Bow 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.
IndexBroken BowNebraskaNational
Cost of living index8089100
IndexBroken BowNebraskaNational
Goods & Services index9295100
Groceries index10098100
Health care index9799100
Housing index5276100
Transportation index9295100
Utilities index8290100
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  • The cost of living in Broken Bow is 10% lower than the Nebraska average.
  • The cost of living in Broken Bow is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Broken Bow is 48% 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$59,356$4,946$1,385$1,781
      Renters$31,466$2,622$734$944

      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

      ItemBroken BowNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $12.00$17.4931.4%
      Beauty Salon $25.00$38.1734.5%
      Toothpaste $2.42$2.324.3%
      Shampoo $1.00$1.011.2%
      Movie $8.50$10.7220.7%
      Bowling $10.00$13.8627.9%

      Groceries

      ItemBroken BowNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $2.95$3.9024.4%
      Fried Chicken $1.62$1.4016.1%
      Milk $1.97$1.960.4%
      Potatoes $2.48$3.1822.1%
      Pizza $10.69$10.392.8%
      Beer $8.82$9.234.4%

      Health Care

      ItemBroken BowNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $110.00$106.343.4%
      Doctor $126.00$115.259.3%
      Dentist $75.00$98.3823.8%
      Ibuprofen $9.82$9.266.0%
      Lipitor $539.23$466.4715.6%

      Housing

      ItemBroken BowNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $86,700.00$184,700.0053.1%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,302.51$1,273.322.3%
      Apartment Rent $593.00$949.0037.5%

      Transportation

      ItemBroken BowNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.44$2.595.9%
      Tire Balancing $44.99$48.908.0%

      Utilities

      ItemBroken BowNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$106.97$167.6036.2%
      Phone $189.48$163.4216.0%
      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.

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      Westerville, NE692-8%
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      Anselmo, NE19173-27%
      Ansley, NE40874-26%
      Merna, NE37278-22%
      Broken Bow, NE3,51280-20%

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      Tilton Northfield, NH3,5121044%
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      Minoa, NY3,51294-6%
      Maple Heights-Lake Desire, WA3,51214848%
      Oxford, MI3,51195-5%
      Broken Bow, NE3,51280-20%
      Source: The Broken Bow, NE cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.