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  COST OF LIVING OVERVIEW
  

Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Omaha, Nebraska is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Omaha, Nebraska is more expensive.

Overall, Omaha, Nebraska cost of living is 88.10.

  COST OF LIVINGOmaha, NebraskaUnited States
  Overall  88100
  Grocery  96.5100
  Health  101100
  Housing  77100
  Utilities  93100
  Transportation  97100
  Miscellaneous  87100
  COST OF LIVING COMMENTS
  
Abandon All Hope Who Live Here
Omaha is supposedly known for “the Good Life,” however someone should change it to “abandon all hope who live here.” After 37 years, I've given up, never to return to... (read more)
Tax
I hear you on the taxes but don't you pay for what you get? I've visited Omaha several times and I like it. I currently live in the Gulf Coast. The region is unkempt,... (read more)
Stable economy, unstable weather
I guess you can't have it both ways! Omaha seems to be more recession-proof than other areas of the country. Career opportunities in Computers, communications and... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Not worth it
I only live in Omaha because my family moved here years ago and I want to be close to them. Otherwise, I would definitely not be here. Omaha is too big to have the... (read more)
Typical bleak Midwestern town but it has it's char
Pros: COL is cheaper than a lot of cities. It's safer than many US cities of similar size. Unemployment rate is low. There doesn't seem to be as tense of a rat race... (read more)
re: There are better places to live - 1/3/2015
Ever heard of a... (read more)
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