Cost of Living

The value of rural living

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

In 2015, the cost of living in Ord was 21% lower than the national average and 11% lower than Omaha. Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference (69%). 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 from

How does Ord compare?

Cost of Living Ord Omaha
Overall 79 88
Food 95 97
Housing 45 77
Utilities 101 93
Transportation 95 97
Health 96 101
Miscellaneous 95 87