Cost of Living

Cost of Living

Cost of Living

Chickasha, Oklahoma has a Cost of Living Index of 86.1, meaning the cost of living is 13.9 percent lower in Chickasha than the U.S. average (JobsEQ, 2021Q4).

The average monthly bill across 10 major categories for a Chickasha resident is $1,391—30.5% lower than the national average and 14.9% lower than the state average. Our average bill is the 3rd lowest of 46 Oklahoma cities, and lower than 96% of 4,276 cities nationwide (doxo, 2022). A person making $50,000 in Chickasha would have to make $57,230 to have the same expendable income in Dallas, TX.

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%)

Additionally, Oklahoma ranks in the top 3 states for most stable housing markets, according to Construction Coverage.

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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