Cost of Living

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The Value of Rural Living

You can really stretch your dollar in Ord and Valley County.
Housing, utilities, transportation and health care costs are far below both metro Nebraska and national averages.

In 2023, the cost of living in Ord is 23% lower than the national average and 18% lower than Kearney.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference (64% less than the national average). The information below gives information on just how far your dollar will go in Ord. You can also calculate your savings in Ord with this cost of living calculator fromĀ

How Does Ord Compare

National Average = 100