Tulsa, OK Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Tulsa's Overall Cost Of Living
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 Tulsa is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Tulsa, OK?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Tulsa has an overall cost of living index of 87 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Oklahoma, Tulsa has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Oklahoma's index of 86.

The standard of living in Tulsa ranks as #1128 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Oklahoma. By definition, that implies Tulsa ranks as the #5279 most expensive place in the Sooner State.

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Tulsa Cost Of Living Vs. Oklahoma

Living Expense Tulsa Oklahoma National Average
Overall 87 86 100
Services 95 92 100
Groceries 94 95 100
Health 91 93 100
Housing 72 69 100
Transportation 86 91 100
Utilities 100 96 100
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Tulsa, OK Housing Cost Breakdown

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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Tulsa Oklahoma United States
Median Home Value $133,900 $130,900 $204,900
Median Rent $810 $793 $1,023
Median Income $46,113 $51,424 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.9x 2.5x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.19x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Tulsa

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Tulsa
Broken Arrow, OK 107,500 93 1.1x
Owasso, OK 35,646 93 1.1x
Bixby, OK 25,818 97 1.1x
Jenks, OK 21,793 99 1.1x
Sapulpa, OK 20,659 85 1.0x
Sand Springs, OK 19,864 87 1.0x
Glenpool, OK 13,313 89 1.0x
Coweta, OK 9,637 87 1.0x
Catoosa, OK 7,640 87 1.0x
Collinsville, OK 6,720 89 1.0x

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