Nebraska Funeral Costs

The average cost of a funeral in Nebraska is $5,968 based on surveyed data from funeral homes across the state. Funeral costs can vary widely depending on your city, service provider and elected services. Our research found that prices can range from $3,250 to $10,628.


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Nebraska Funeral Cost Breakdown

Our cost estimates assume an average casket cost of $1,500. You are not required to select a casket from your funeral home, so it can be beneficial to shop around for a more affordable casket if needed. Your funeral home must honor any alternative casket you purchase by law.

The data here is intended for educational purposes only and we make no warranty about its accuracy. Funeral homes change prices frequently, so we recommend contacting the funeral home directly and asking them for their prices as they may have changed.

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Average Funeral Costs By County

County Average Funeral Cost
Adams County, NE $5,847
Buffalo County, NE $5,770
Burt County, NE $6,020
Cass County, NE $5,671
Colfax County, NE $5,970
Cuming County, NE $6,474
Dodge County, NE $5,270
Douglas County, NE $6,680
Furnas County, NE $5,770
Gage County, NE $7,315
Hall County, NE $5,323
Howard County, NE $5,775
Kearney County, NE $5,770
Lancaster County, NE $5,739
Madison County, NE $5,333
Merrick County, NE $4,816
Otoe County, NE $5,482
Pierce County, NE $5,289
Platte County, NE $5,515
Saline County, NE $6,460
Sarpy County, NE $6,096
Saunders County, NE $6,373
Scotts Bluff County, NE $5,770
Seward County, NE $7,558
Stanton County, NE $5,646
Washington County, NE $10,558
Wayne County, NE $7,286

Funeral Costs By Service

Service Average Cost
Basic Services $2,008
Viewing and Visitation $415
Funeral Ceremony $544
Graveside Service $54
Transport of Remains $277
Direct Burial $281
Direct Cremation $2,089
Embalming $612

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Cities in Nebraska