Okmulgee 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.
IndexOkmulgeeOklahomaNational
Cost of living index8186100
IndexOkmulgeeOklahomaNational
Goods & Services index10294100
Groceries index9993100
Health care index9193100
Housing index4569100
Transportation index8288100
Utilities index9095100
A general summary of the cost of living index in Okmulgee, OK is shown above. Compared to the state average of Oklahoma the cost of living index in Okmulgee, OK is 81, which is 6% lower than the average in Oklahoma and compared to the national average it is 19% lower than. The cost of living index is made up of several categories. These are transportation at 9%, utilities at 10%, goods and services at 33%, housing at 30%, groceries at 13%, and health care at 5%. The bulk of the cost of living index comes from the categories of goods and services and housing. If you look at everyday goods and services they can be a good indicator in a certain city of the general costs of goods there. In Okmulgee, OK goods and services come in at 9% higher than the average in Oklahoma and are 2% higher than compared to the nationwide average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Okmulgee is 6% lower than the Oklahoma average.
  • The cost of living in Okmulgee is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Okmulgee is 55% 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$38,006$3,167$887$1,140
Renters$18,281$1,523$427$548
A good way to judge both the affordability of the housing and the cost of living is by simply calculating the maximum that a person should spend on housing in Okmulgee, OK, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). The safest way to live in the city is to avoid spending more than 28 percent of the gross income that one earns on costs that pertain to housing and no more than 36 percent on all expenses and debts. Okmulgee, OK has a median income of about $38,006 for people who own homes. Based on that number, a person should spend a maximum of $887 on expenses related to housing. Renters have a slightly different median income, which is $18,281. Based on this average, renters should spend no more than $427 on all of their rental costs if they want to maintain a non-impoverished standard of living.

Oklahoma Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Oklahoma4.5%11%

Oklahoma Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Oklahoma0.5%5.25%
One thing to keep in mind when considering the cost of living in Okmulgee, OK is the Oklahoma sales tax and Oklahoma income tax rates. Sales taxes are taxes that are collected on most goods or services sold. Sales taxes can vary by state and can be as high as 7% and as low as 0% as not every state imposes a sales tax. The Oklahoma sales tax rate is 4.5% and the maximum surtax that can be charged is 11%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by both the federal and state government. The income tax rates varies by individual state and will also be higher or lower depending on the applicable tax bracket. The rates of state income tax can vary from 0% to more than 9%. The Oklahoma income tax rates range from 0.5% to 5.25%.

Goods & Services

ItemOkmulgeeNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.48$15.5613.4%
Beauty Salon $25.14$36.1130.4%
Toothpaste $2.33$2.475.8%
Shampoo $1.11$0.9615.0%
Movie $10.24$10.131.1%
Bowling $3.50$4.7426.1%

Groceries

ItemOkmulgeeNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.82$3.984.1%
Fried Chicken $1.34$1.414.8%
Milk $1.94$2.065.8%
Potatoes $2.52$2.9815.5%
Pizza $11.03$9.4716.4%
Beer $7.38$8.7916.1%

Health Care

ItemOkmulgeeNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $89.33$101.0411.6%
Doctor $91.87$107.4414.5%
Dentist $83.78$90.427.3%
Ibuprofen $8.69$9.286.3%
Lipitor $391.01$426.508.3%

Housing

ItemOkmulgeeNational avg.Difference
Home Price $64,700.00$175,700.0063.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $953.63$1,133.2315.8%
Apartment Rent $579.00$920.0037.1%

Transportation

ItemOkmulgeeNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.71$1.9914.1%
Tire Balancing $33.89$45.7625.9%

Utilities

ItemOkmulgeeNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$146.44$163.8110.6%
Phone $26.00$28.398.4%
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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Hoffman, OK14078-22%
Hitchita, OK12579-21%
Schulter, OK46481-19%
Henryetta, OK5,84881-19%
Dewar, OK96081-19%
Okmulgee, OK12,39881-19%

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Okmulgee, OK12,39881-19%
Source: The Okmulgee, OK cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.