Cost of Living

The numbers don’t lie: Money goes further in Tulsa. The cost of living is 13% below the national average and that’s good for businesses and employees.

Tulsa is unique in that it offers an enviable low cost of living combined with big-city attractions and amenities. From world-class parks, museums, and legendary music venues to renowned shopping districts and notable restaurants, Tulsa offers an unexpected, dynamic quality of life without the sticker shock of other cities.

Average per capita income: $58,071

Average apartment rent: $715

Average house cost: $286, 784

Average energy cost per month: $161.86

You can see why Tulsa has been named the No. 1 Affordable City in the U.S. by Relocate America and is one of Apartment Guide's Top 10 Most Budget-Friendly Metros. There are few cities in America, or even the world, that compare to Tulsa’s livability. From boasting a low cost of living to short commute times to endless conveniences, it’s an easy go that doesn’t break the bank.

Calculate How Much Your Employees Would Save

Use the Cost of Living Index Calculator to estimate how much you or your employees will save by moving to Tulsa. The Cost of Living Calculator is provided by the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER).

For more information on Tulsa’s cost of living, or to request a relocation packet, contact us.


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