Cost of Living

Cost of Living

Cost of Living

Compared to the nation as a whole, Grady County, Oklahoma has a Cost of Living Index of 86.7, meaning the cost of living is 13.3 percent lower in Chickasha than the U.S. average (JobsEQ, 2021Q3).

Real Estate Prices

A graph comparing median home values over time. The cost to own a home in Chickasha is far less than in more metropolitan areas and even well below towns of similar size in the area (see right).

  • Estimated median house or condo value in 2019:
    • Chickasha: $92,305
    • Oklahoma City:  $165,700
    • Dallas: $231,400
  • Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units (with mortgage) in 2019:
    • Chickasha: $892 (0.9%)
    • Oklahoma City: $1,890 (1.1%)
    • Dallas: $4,836 (1.7%)
  • A person making $50,000 in Chickasha, OK would have to make $57,230 to have the same expendable income in Dallas, TX.

A person in Oklahoma making $50,000 in 2019 would pay $1,944 per year in state income taxes.

Commute to Work

  • The average commute in Chickasha is 5 to 10 minutes. No rush hour traffic!
  • In the Dallas area the commute time is at least 30 minutes with a substantial amount of traffic.
  • Living in Chickasha, Oklahoma would cost at least $10,000 less per year than living in Dallas and save approximately 260 hours of commute time!

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