Chickasha 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.
Cost of living index7986100
Goods & Services index9194100
Groceries index9293100
Health care index8893100
Housing index5469100
Transportation index8188100
Utilities index9495100
Displayed above is a general overview of the Chickasha, OK cost of living index. The overall cost of living index in Chickasha, OK is 79, which is 8% lower than the Oklahoma average and 21% lower than the national average. The cost of living index is created from the following categories: goods/services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). As you can see, goods/services and housing make up the majority of the overall cost of living index. Everyday goods and services can be a good indicator of the general cost of goods in a given city. In this case, the goods and services in Chickasha, OK are 3% lower than the Oklahoma average and 9% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Chickasha is 8% lower than the Oklahoma average.
  • The cost of living in Chickasha is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Chickasha is 46% 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)
If you want to find a good determining factor for the cost of living and the general affordability of housing in Chickasha, OK, all you must look at is the percentage of monthly income that should be spent on housing expenses, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). Generally speaking, no more than 28 percent of your total gross income should be spent on your housing expenses and not more than 36 percent of your gross income on total expenses, including debts. In Chickasha, OK, the median monthly income is $53,697 for those who own their own homes. Under the standard rule, that income level would allow for $1,253 to be budgeted for housing expenses each month, at the most. Renters, on the other hand, earn about $27,620, per the median income in the area. That would allow for renters to spend up to $644 on monthly rental expenses.

Oklahoma Sales Tax

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Oklahoma Income Tax

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For those who live in Chickasha, OK and want to know what the true cost of living is, they ought to look at both the Oklahoma income tax rate and the Oklahoma sales tax rate. By sales tax, we mean the taxes that are included whenever a person is purchasing any goods or services. The amount that is taxed depends upon the particular state, where some states have a sales tax of zero percent while others can have a tax higher than seven percent. In Oklahoma, the sales tax is 4.5%, while the most you'll pay in surtax is 11%. There is also income tax to consider, which is based upon the amount of money made in a year. Just like sales tax, income tax depends upon the particular state but also depends upon what tax bracket the person is in. Income tax for the state can be higher than nine percent in some states to zero percent in others. For those that live in Oklahoma, the income tax rate ranges between 0.5% to 5.25%.

Goods & Services

ItemChickashaNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.78$15.5611.5%
Beauty Salon $22.88$36.1136.6%
Toothpaste $1.76$2.4728.7%
Shampoo $0.92$0.965.0%
Movie $9.36$10.137.5%
Bowling $8.75$4.7484.8%


ItemChickashaNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.99$3.980.1%
Fried Chicken $1.53$1.419.0%
Milk $2.03$2.061.8%
Potatoes $2.81$2.985.7%
Pizza $8.99$9.475.1%
Beer $7.73$8.7912.1%

Health Care

ItemChickashaNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $80.57$101.0420.3%
Doctor $108.64$107.441.1%
Dentist $67.87$90.4224.9%
Ibuprofen $8.51$9.288.3%
Lipitor $399.90$426.506.2%


ItemChickashaNational avg.Difference
Home Price $82,000.00$175,700.0053.3%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $824.28$1,133.2327.3%
Apartment Rent $653.00$920.0029.0%


ItemChickashaNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.68$1.9915.7%
Tire Balancing $34.16$45.7625.4%


ItemChickashaNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$143.22$163.8112.6%
Phone $29.08$28.392.4%
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.

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Verden, OK49573-27%
Norge, OK12975-25%
Chickasha, OK16,19579-21%

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Source: The Chickasha, OK cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.