Calgary vs Tulsa - Cost of Living Comparison

Calgary Tulsa
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1881
$1494
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4575
$3509
🏠 One person rent
$1024
$839
🏘️ Family rent
$1899
$1401
🍽️ Food expenses
$554
$426
🚐 Transport expenses
$175
$104
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4161
$3645
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
54
53
😀 Quality of life
93
86
🏙️ Population
1.24M
413K

The cost of living in Calgary is 26% more expensive than in Tulsa. Cities ranked 1847th and 2740th ($1881 vs $1494) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 28th and 2079th in Canada and the United States, respectively. Check Canada vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Calgary compared to 2.4 months in Tulsa. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs Tulsa ranked 52nd in the United States, while ranked 48th and 190th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Calgary vs Tulsa

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Calgary Tulsa
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$10.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$66.2
$40.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.63
$7.46
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.47
$4.54
 Cappuccino
$3.75
$4.63
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
$2.04
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$958
$842
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$813
$601
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2064
$1480
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1555
$1054
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$114
$133
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
$205
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.2
$57.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.32%
4.83%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3153
$2558
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2857
$1023
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.82
$3.01
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.7
$44.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$21.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$0.94
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$0.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$1.86
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$2.3
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.96
$2.7
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$9.51
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$9.69
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.8
$10.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.04
$3.43
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$1.61
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
$2.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
$3.54
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.82
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
$2.02
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$1.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.55
$1.8
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.7
$12.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
$2.81
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.5
$7.98
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$5.17
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.08
$3.12
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.75
$1.94
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.05
$1.36
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$61.3
$31.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$12.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$60.8
$90.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.5
$15.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.9
$39.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82
$76.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$930
$795
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12409
$11305

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Cities near Calgary

Distance City Cost of living
106 km or 66 mi Banff
$1868
137 km or 85 mi Red Deer
$1553
174 km or 108 mi Lethbridge
$1669
248 km or 154 mi Leduc
$1699
265 km or 165 mi Medicine Hat
$1439
278 km or 173 mi Spruce Grove
$1741
279 km or 173 mi Edmonton
$1692
357 km or 222 mi Sandpoint
$1556
402 km or 250 mi Kelowna
$1774
422 km or 262 mi Coeur d'Alene
$1994
426 km or 265 mi Post Falls
$1941
429 km or 266 mi Penticton
$1801
440 km or 273 mi Spokane Valley
$1943
442 km or 275 mi Kamloops
$1529
443 km or 275 mi Great Falls
$1902
452 km or 281 mi Spokane
$1886
466 km or 289 mi Missoula
$1766
517 km or 322 mi Helena
$1813
524 km or 325 mi Saskatoon
$1513
526 km or 327 mi Moscow
$1344
531 km or 330 mi Pullman
$1402
556 km or 345 mi Grande Prairie
$1734
560 km or 348 mi Lewiston
$1610
572 km or 355 mi Butte
$1341
579 km or 360 mi Moses Lake
$1911
600 km or 373 mi Chilliwack
$1872
603 km or 375 mi Moose Jaw
$1638
607 km or 377 mi Wenatchee
$1877
616 km or 382 mi Prince Albert
$1530
630 km or 391 mi Abbotsford
$1579
636 km or 395 mi Whistler
$2493
637 km or 396 mi Walla Walla
$1681
638 km or 396 mi Bozeman
$1971
641 km or 398 mi Maple Ridge
$1914
650 km or 404 mi Langley
$1837
650 km or 404 mi Pasco
$1628
651 km or 405 mi Coquitlam
$2071
654 km or 406 mi Bellingham
$2177
654 km or 406 mi Richland
$1880
655 km or 407 mi Fort McMurray
$1758

Cities near Tulsa

Distance City Cost of living
17 km or 11 mi Broken Arrow
$1950
20 km or 12 mi Bixby
$1946
20 km or 13 mi Owasso
$1942
21 km or 13 mi Sapulpa
$1937
36 km or 22 mi Claremore
$1939
67 km or 41 mi Muskogee
$1420
69 km or 43 mi Bartlesville
$1964
102 km or 63 mi Stillwater
$1319
120 km or 75 mi Ponca
$1834
126 km or 78 mi Siloam Springs
$1938
126 km or 78 mi Shawnee
$1630
146 km or 91 mi Edmond
$1748
150 km or 93 mi Midwest
$1940
154 km or 96 mi Bella Vista
$1948
156 km or 97 mi Del
$1941
157 km or 97 mi Bentonville
$1573
160 km or 99 mi Fayetteville
$1546
161 km or 100 mi Springdale
$1951
161 km or 100 mi Oklahoma City
$1715
163 km or 101 mi Van Buren
$1361
163 km or 101 mi Rogers
$1416
165 km or 103 mi Joplin
$1437
166 km or 103 mi Fort Smith
$1437
167 km or 104 mi Moore
$1949
168 km or 104 mi Norman
$1556
177 km or 110 mi Enid
$1944
178 km or 110 mi Yukon
$1552
180 km or 112 mi Pittsburg
$1947
181 km or 112 mi Mustang
$1945
197 km or 122 mi Derby
$1943
213 km or 132 mi Wichita
$1559
242 km or 151 mi Ardmore
$1889
247 km or 153 mi Branson
$1495
247 km or 153 mi Newton
$1938
254 km or 158 mi Emporia
$1168
256 km or 159 mi Duncan
$1948
257 km or 159 mi Nixa
$1943
264 km or 164 mi Springfield
$1373
270 km or 168 mi Russellville
$1452
271 km or 168 mi Denison
$1943