Bessie cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexBessieOklahomaNational
Cost of living index7988100
IndexBessieOklahomaNational
Goods & Services index9497100
Groceries index8395100
Health care index11595100
Housing index4669100
Transportation index10190100
Utilities index9198100

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  • The cost of living in Bessie is 10% lower than the Oklahoma average.
  • The cost of living in Bessie is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Bessie is 54% lower than the national average.
  • Oklahoma general sales tax is 12% lower than the national average.
  • Oklahoma state income tax is 78% lower than the national average.

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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$29,583$2,465$690$888
Renters$28,958$2,413$676$869

Oklahoma Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Oklahoma4.5%11%

Oklahoma Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Oklahoma0.5%5%

Goods & Services

ItemBessieNational avg.Difference
Haircut $12.07$16.0925.0%
Beauty Salon $45.15$37.3320.9%
Toothpaste $3.18$2.4530.1%
Shampoo $1.77$1.0077.2%
Movie $8.77$10.2814.7%
Bowling $4.46$4.939.6%

Groceries

ItemBessieNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.05$3.8019.7%
Fried Chicken $1.08$1.4022.7%
Milk $2.49$2.0124.3%
Potatoes $2.53$3.0116.1%
Pizza $8.73$9.8911.6%
Beer $8.85$8.900.5%

Health Care

ItemBessieNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $123.66$102.1621.0%
Doctor $130.34$108.3620.3%
Dentist $119.43$92.5329.1%
Ibuprofen $8.32$9.2810.3%
Lipitor $395.63$425.827.1%

Housing

ItemBessieNational avg.Difference
Home Price $65,000.00$184,700.0064.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,092.19$1,202.449.2%
Apartment Rent $675.00$949.0028.9%

Transportation

ItemBessieNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.02$2.249.9%
Tire Balancing $56.76$46.2922.6%

Utilities

ItemBessieNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$113.43$165.9631.7%
Phone $34.24$28.6819.4%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Dill City, OK64174-26%
Foss, OK21075-25%
Arapaho, OK57380-20%
Burns Flat, OK2,11780-20%
New Cordell, OK2,90080-20%
Bessie, OK15479-21%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Rocky, OK15472-28%
Springport, IN15475-25%
Gilmore, MD15483-17%
Norge, OK15479-21%
Millersburg, IA15479-21%
Bessie, OK15479-21%
Source: The Bessie, OK cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.