Cost of Living in Omaha

Summary about cost of living in Omaha, NE, United States:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.84 $ 10.00-30.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 36.00-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 7.50-9.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 2.50-7.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.50 $ 5.00-8.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.36 $ 1.29-7.99
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.02 $ 1.50-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 $ 1.50-2.50
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.59 $ 1.69-3.75
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.25 $ 1.50-3.99
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.80 $ 1.00-2.50
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.61 $ 0.89-2.99
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.15 $ 4.00-6.99
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.33 $ 1.99-6.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.39 $ 3.00-10.99
Apples (1 lb) 1.90 $ 1.50-3.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 $ 0.49-1.99
Oranges (1 lb) 2.19 $ 1.00-5.00
Tomato (1 lb) 1.58 $ 0.99-2.50
Potato (1 lb) 0.97 $ 0.50-1.99
Onion (1 lb) 1.26 $ 0.77-2.00
Lettuce (1 head) 1.29 $ 0.99-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.65 $ 1.00-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 9.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.15 $ 1.21-4.29
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.15 $ 1.75-3.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 6.49-7.24
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.38 $ 1.00-5.99
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 54.00 $ 0.00-69.52
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 2.50-4.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.66 $ 2.31-5.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 $
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.32 $ 1.80-2.80
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 $ 25,000.00-30,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,916.67 $ 19,500.00-26,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 181.58 $ 101.66-303.57
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 $ 0.08-0.09
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 73.65 $ 55.00-105.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.15 $ 20.00-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 37.50 $ 20.00-50.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 8.00-15.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 892.00 $ 500.00-1,524.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,000.00 $ 5,000.00-16,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 51.00 $ 30.00-75.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.86 $ 20.00-45.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.11 $ 45.00-100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.62 $ 75.00-150.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 930.71 $ 750.00-1,100.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 769.23 $ 600.00-900.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,570.83 $ 1,100.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,310.00 $ 1,000.00-2,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 158.25 $ 155.00-163.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 151.37 $ 100.00-163.00
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,279.39 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.67 2.99-4.50

Prices in Omaha, Nebraska

This city had 447 entries in the past 12 months by 46 different contributors.
Last update: June 2021
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2 Comments so far
Jinny OFallon on Jul 04, 2018:
Please, please, please help me. Please. I'm begging you, please. I really need to get this done. I'm unemployed temporarily. I've been laid off and this is just terrible timing for me. Rents due, I've no food in my house, I'm panicking! Please, will you please help me with this or at least figure it out?
JR Anderson on Feb 09, 2018:
The cost of living has gotten out of control in Omaha, Ne. If you use 3.00 a month in water, your total water bill is 80.00 due to city negligence in not repairing sewer pipes many years ago when federal funding was given to the city. Now the taxpayers are eating it. Also the extreme temperatures make it expensive to heat and cool your home. Rents are VERY high, and you don't get much in terms of a growing city. Property taxes 5th highest in the country. The roads are not taken care of. Don't buy a newer car if you move here, as the front end will go out from the potholes. This is what I have observed as a long term resident.