OKC VeloCity | Oklahoma City ranks among top 20 cities where your paycheck goes the furthest

Oklahoma City ranks among top 20 cities where your paycheck goes the furthest

By Eric Long / Economy / August 17, 2018

  • GOBankingRates recently published 20 Cities Where Your Paycheck Goes the Furthest. Oklahoma City ranked No. 11.
  • Oklahoma City ranks No. 4 when compared to other cities in metros with population over 1 million.
  • The analysis compared the average paycheck to the monthly cost of living — median rent, groceries, utilities and transportation costs — in the 75 most populous cities in the United States.


A rank of No. 1 is most favorable.
Source: GoBankingRates.com, 2018; Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consumer Expenditure Survey.

For comprehensive Economic Indicators and Regional Data, please visit your Greater Oklahoma City Chamber Economic Development Division at www.greateroklahomacity.com/economicindicators or contact Eric Long, Research Economist – 297-8976; elong@okcchamber.com.

This article originally appeared in the August 2018 issue of The POINT!

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