Kearney, MO Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
98
Kearney's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Kearney is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Kearney, MO?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Kearney has an overall cost of living index of 98 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Missouri, Kearney has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Missouri's index of 91.

The standard of living in Kearney ranks as #2953 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Missouri. By definition, that implies Kearney ranks as the #3453 most expensive place in the Show Me State.

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Kearney Cost Of Living Vs. Missouri

Living Expense Kearney Missouri National Average
Overall 98 91 100
Services 102 96 100
Groceries 104 99 100
Health 107 99 100
Housing 90 78 100
Transportation 97 95 100
Utilities 98 98 100
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Kearney Cost of Living Vs. MO

Kearney, MO Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Missouri, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$175,400
Median Home Value
$1,033
Median Rent
$78,152
Median Income
Statistic Kearney Missouri United States
Median Home Value $175,400 $151,600 $204,900
Median Rent $1,033 $809 $1,023
Median Income $78,152 $53,560 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.2x 2.8x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.18x 0.2x

Kearney SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
7
Education
8
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Kearney

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Kearney
Independence, MO 117,207 90 0.9x
Liberty, MO 30,928 97 1.0x
Gladstone, MO 26,995 94 1.0x
Excelsior Springs, MO 11,575 90 0.9x
Smithville, MO 9,541 99 1.0x

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