According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Tahlequah has an overall cost of living index of 81 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Oklahoma, Tahlequah has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Oklahoma's index of 87.
The standard of living in Tahlequah ranks as #290 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Oklahoma. By definition, that implies Tahlequah ranks as the #6,129 most expensive place in the Sooner State.
|Living Expense||Tahlequah||Oklahoma||National Average|
Housing swings affordability the most between places in Oklahoma, 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.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Tahlequah||Broken Arrow, OK||108,875||94||1.2x||Fayetteville, AR||86,622||93||1.1x||Springdale, AR||80,433||85||1.0x||Van Buren, AR||23,600||83||1.0x||Claremore, OK||18,875||87||1.1x||Siloam Springs, AR||17,031||84||1.0x||Centerton, AR||15,345||88||1.1x||Coweta, OK||9,803||85||1.0x||Pryor Creek, OK||9,417||83||1.0x||Catoosa, OK||7,930||85||1.0x|