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Oklahoma Has 2 of the top 25 Most Affordable Cities to Work and Live Featured

Written by  Monday, 11 March 2019 11:46
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According to, a recent study shows Tulsa and Oklahoma City are two of the most affordable cities in which to work and live.

Residents of Tulsa have an average of 85% of their salary leftover after rent and Oklahoma City residents have an average of 84% left.


Many factors determine where people settle down but having the opportunity to live your best life is at the top of the list.


In a rapidly changing economy – new industries are thriving in new locations – and many cities and states are becoming attractive destinations based on financial opportunity and cost of living. – factoring in average salary and rent in each city nationwide and they have released The 25 Most Affordable Cities to Live and Work.

To view the report click on the link


Here were some of the national findings:

The average income left after rent in the top 25 cities is 81 percent.

Texas had five cities in the top 25.

The Midwest placed eight cities on the list, including three in Ohio alone.

Oklahoma boasts two of the top three cities, including the overall No. 1.

Dallas had the highest average salary in the top 25 at $82,609, while its Texas neighbor, College Station, had the lowest average salary at just $55,086.

The cheapest average monthly rent was $863 in Tulsa, while the highest average rent was Dallas’ $1,422.


The study looked at 100 business-related jobs on and compared it to the average rent of a two-bedroom apartment on


David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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