Tulsa, OK Cost of Living


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Tulsa cost of living score
85.3
Less expensive
14.7% lower
than the US average
3.8% higher
than the Oklahoma average
Tulsa, Oklahoma gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 85.3, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 14.7% lower than the U.S. average and 3.8% lower than the average for Oklahoma.

Tulsa, OK

Housing costs in Tulsa?
A typical home costs $179,100, which is 47.0% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 2.6% more expensive than the average Oklahoma home, at $174,600. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Tulsa costs $1,020 per month, which is 28.7% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 8.8% more than the state average of $930.

Can I afford Tulsa?
To live comfortably in Tulsa, Oklahoma, a minimum annual income of $34,200 for a family, and $32,400 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Tulsa?
Tulsa, Oklahoma boasts both affordability and exciting attractions - allowing you to get the best out of your money. Homeowners can find plenty of housing options ranging from low cost single family homes to posh condos - while renters have access to more attractive deals these days. Moreover, groceries and transportation expenses remain quite inexpensive compared with other parts of the country - giving you more bang out of your buck if you choose Tulsa as your home.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesTulsaOklahomaUnited States
  85.382.2100.0
  94.992.3100
  103.4113.8100.0
  51.650.3100.0
  $179,100$174,600$338,100
  95.6%99.7%100.0%
  89.789.2100.0
  101.083.2100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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I have moved from Tulsa in 2002 and miss it so much! Tulsa area was where I was born and raised, I moved to Indiana for marriage. I actually want so badly to move back  More

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I have lived in Tulsa, OK since 2004 meanwhile raising a family and having career modifications, etc. Additionally, I have lived in Florida, Texas, and Nebraska; I have  More

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Over 4 years ago

Nice enough but not welcoming to "outsiders". Tulsa has the slowness of the south but without the hospitality. Honestly there is no reason to make this a permanent  More

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