Main Banner

Cost of Living

With a cost of living1 8.2% below the national average and the median existing-home price costing $162,0002 compared to $228,4003 nationally, we’re proud to call the Omaha area home.

Source: 1. Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER), 2016 Cost of Living Index 2. Omaha Area Board of Realtors, Great Plains Regional MLS, December 2016 3. National Association of Realtors, Research & Statistics (Housing Indicators), March 2017

Cost of Living Comparisons Composite Index Grocery Items Housing Utilities Transportation Health Care Misc. Goods & Services
Omaha 91.8 93.9 84.8 90.7 95.6 98.5 94.9
Des Moines 84.6 91.5 71.4 89.7 82.2 90.5 90.8
Oklahoma City 89.9 92.2 82.3 98.2 98.6 97.5 89.4
Salt Lake City 93.8 95.3 92.4 78.4 109.3 91.9 94.6

 

Source: Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER), 2016 Cost of Living Index