Perkins 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.
IndexPerkinsOklahomaNational
Cost of living index8386100
IndexPerkinsOklahomaNational
Goods & Services index9093100
Groceries index10797100
Health care index9595100
Housing index5869100
Transportation index8486100
Utilities index10295100

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  • The cost of living in Perkins is 3% lower than the Oklahoma average.
  • The cost of living in Perkins is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Perkins is 42% 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$55,417$4,618$1,293$1,663
Renters$27,727$2,311$647$832

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

ItemPerkinsNational avg.Difference
Haircut $12.53$14.5914.1%
Beauty Salon $29.62$34.6814.6%
Toothpaste $1.99$2.4719.5%
Shampoo $0.99$1.023.1%
Movie $8.18$9.8717.1%
Bowling $3.80$4.3913.5%

Groceries

ItemPerkinsNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.69$4.4817.6%
Fried Chicken $1.42$1.463.0%
Milk $2.49$2.365.7%
Potatoes $2.99$3.062.3%
Pizza $9.28$9.240.4%
Beer $8.99$8.634.1%

Health Care

ItemPerkinsNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $104.33$99.784.6%
Doctor $100.05$105.034.7%
Dentist $81.09$88.708.6%
Ibuprofen $8.59$9.418.7%
Lipitor $295.39$298.501.0%

Housing

ItemPerkinsNational avg.Difference
Home Price $92,900.00$175,700.0047.1%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $922.24$1,081.0314.7%
Apartment Rent $647.00$920.0029.7%

Transportation

ItemPerkinsNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.75$2.0916.4%
Tire Balancing $38.00$45.2916.1%

Utilities

ItemPerkinsNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$175.58$170.802.8%
Phone $28.53$28.261.0%
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.
Coyle, OK31076-24%
Tryon, OK47177-23%
Kendrick, OK12577-23%
Ripley, OK36977-23%
Agra, OK31477-23%
Perkins, OK2,85183-17%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Monterey, TN2,85179-21%
Lake California, CA2,85111919%
Snowmass Village, CO2,85219999%
Cottonport, LA2,85089-11%
Akron, NY2,85086-14%
Perkins, OK2,85183-17%
Source: The Perkins, OK cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.