Kansas 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.
IndexKansasOklahomaNational
Cost of living index8086100
IndexKansasOklahomaNational
Goods & Services index9193100
Groceries index10297100
Health care index9495100
Housing index5069100
Transportation index8186100
Utilities index9495100

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  • The cost of living in Kansas is 7% lower than the Oklahoma average.
  • The cost of living in Kansas is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Kansas is 50% 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$31,023$2,585$724$931
Renters$31,250$2,604$729$938

Oklahoma Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Oklahoma4.5%11%

Oklahoma Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Oklahoma0.5%5.25%

Goods & Services

ItemKansasNational avg.Difference
Haircut $12.48$14.5914.5%
Beauty Salon $25.67$34.6826.0%
Toothpaste $2.62$2.475.9%
Shampoo $1.14$1.0211.5%
Movie $8.75$9.8711.3%
Bowling $3.80$4.3913.5%

Groceries

ItemKansasNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.75$4.486.1%
Fried Chicken $1.52$1.463.8%
Milk $2.77$2.3617.5%
Potatoes $2.89$3.065.6%
Pizza $9.00$9.242.6%
Beer $7.88$8.638.7%

Health Care

ItemKansasNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $78.50$99.7821.3%
Doctor $107.89$105.032.7%
Dentist $70.91$88.7020.1%
Ibuprofen $9.49$9.410.8%
Lipitor $313.88$298.505.2%

Housing

ItemKansasNational avg.Difference
Home Price $73,600.00$175,700.0058.1%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $793.53$1,081.0326.6%
Apartment Rent $648.00$920.0029.6%

Transportation

ItemKansasNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.69$2.0919.0%
Tire Balancing $35.99$45.2920.5%

Utilities

ItemKansasNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$167.40$170.802.0%
Phone $24.98$28.2611.6%
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.
Cherokee City, AR7294-6%
Bull Hollow, OK3492-8%
Old Eucha, OK392-8%
Maysville, AR1994-6%
Cloud Creek, OK8492-8%
Kansas, OK85780-20%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Arp, TX85779-21%
Hadley, NY8571011%
Blairs, VA85796-4%
Jetmore, KS85783-17%
Bear River City, UT85795-5%
Kansas, OK85780-20%
Source: The Kansas, OK cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.