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Overall 18%
Goods & Services 4%
Housing 48%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2019 and was released from C2ER in January, 2020; this is the most current data available.
The cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. For example, if the cost of living is 90, then it is 10% lower than average. If the cost of living is 110, then it is 10% higher than average. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods & services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). If the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexFort TowsonOklahomaNational
Cost of living8286100
Goods & Services9692100
Groceries9295100
Health care9093100
Housing5269100
Transportation9391100
Utilities10296100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Fort Towson is 4% lower than the Oklahoma average
  • The cost of living in Fort Towson is 18% lower than the national average
  • Fort Towson housing is 48% lower than the national average
  • Oklahoma general sales tax is 12% lower than the national average
  • Oklahoma state income tax is 80% 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$42,500$3,542$992$1,275
      Renters$16,250$1,354$379$488

      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

      ItemFort TowsonNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $15.72$17.4910.1%
      Beauty Salon $26.43$38.1730.8%
      Toothpaste $1.78$2.3223.3%
      Shampoo $0.89$1.0112.0%
      Movie $8.42$10.7221.5%
      Bowling $15.00$13.868.2%

      Groceries

      ItemFort TowsonNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.07$3.904.4%
      Fried Chicken $1.18$1.4015.5%
      Milk $1.46$1.9625.6%
      Potatoes $2.99$3.186.1%
      Pizza $9.96$10.394.2%
      Beer $9.73$9.235.4%

      Health Care

      ItemFort TowsonNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $95.00$106.3410.7%
      Doctor $87.50$115.2524.1%
      Dentist $90.00$98.388.5%
      Ibuprofen $8.99$9.262.9%
      Lipitor $479.82$466.472.9%

      Housing

      ItemFort TowsonNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $89,400.00$184,700.0051.6%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,039.83$1,273.3218.3%
      Apartment Rent $588.00$949.0038.0%

      Transportation

      ItemFort TowsonNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.46$2.595.0%
      Tire Balancing $45.00$48.908.0%

      Utilities

      ItemFort TowsonNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$176.03$167.605.0%
      Phone $179.64$163.429.9%
      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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      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Rattan, OK31177-23%
      Grant, OK27778-22%
      Millerton, OK25876-24%
      Valliant, OK75876-24%
      Hugo, OK5,25779-21%
      Fort Towson, OK54282-18%

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      Source: The Fort Towson, OK cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.