Cost of Living in Kearney, NE

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1536
$4272
🛋️ Without rent
$650
$2175
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$887
$2096
🍽️ Food
$450
$1180
🚐 Transport
$69.8
$192
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$897
😀 Quality of life
50
🏙️ Population
33.8K

The average cost of living in Kearney is $1536, which is in the top 28% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2598th out of 9294 in our global list, 2052nd out of 2202 in the United States, and 9th out of 11 in Nebraska.

The median after-tax salary is $897, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months. Ranked 6193rd (TOP 67%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 2194th best city to live in the United States, and 11th most liveable city in Nebraska. With an estimated population of 33.8K, Kearney is the 1336th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 7 km Kearney Regional Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 6.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 2118 University of Nebraska at Kearney
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Prices in Kearney

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.43
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.24
 Cappuccino
$4.15
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.66
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1251
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$591
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2229
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1788
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$101
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$157
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$63
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$16176
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2510
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.18
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$57.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$26.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.04
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.44
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.79
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.62
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.43
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.31
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.39
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.19
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.19
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.67
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.93
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.13
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.33
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.46
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.99
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.61
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$108
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$32.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$942
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13178

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