Ardmore, Norman top list of least expensive | News
While Oklahoma tends to be less expensive than many of the surrounding states, two Sooner cities have made their marks on a national list.
The Council for Community and Economic Research has released its latest data, which focused on 304 urban areas across the country.
The list took into consideration food costs, home purchases, rental prices, clothing, utility bills, services, health care and other expenses.
Ardmore was ranked the third least expensive city in the United States.
Officials say it has major employers like Michelin and Valero and the cost of living is about 84% of the national average.
Coming in just above Ardmore was Norman, which is the state's third-largest city.
Norman was ranked second with a cost of living 80.9 percent of the national average.
The least expensive city in the United States is Harlington, Tex.
For more information on the study, visit the CNBC website.
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