Omaha, Nebraska gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living index of 90.8, which means the total cost of housing, food, child care, transportation, health care, taxes, and other necessities is 9.2 percent lower than the U.S. average and 3.4 percent lower than the average for Nebraska.
A typical home costs $252,100, which is 25.4 percent less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 10.5 percent more expensive than the average Nebraska home, at $228,100. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Omaha costs $1,140 per month, which is 20.3 percent cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 14.9 percent cheaper than the state average of $970.
To live comfortably in Omaha, Nebraska, a minimum annual income of $48,240 for a family, and $37,600 for a single person is recommended.
Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Omaha is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Omaha, Nebraska is more expensive.
Omaha cost of living is 90.8