Living Wage Calculation for Texas County, Oklahoma

The living wage shown is the hourly rate that an individual must earn to support their family, if they are the sole provider and are working full-time (2080 hours per year). All values are per adult in a family unless otherwise noted. The state minimum wage is the same for all individuals, regardless of how many dependents they may have. The poverty rate is typically quoted as gross annual income. We have converted it to an hourly wage for the sake of comparison.

For further detail, please reference the technical documentation here.

Hourly Wages 1 Adult 1 Adult 1 Child 1 Adult 2 Children 1 Adult 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Adults (1 Working) 1 Child 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working Part Time) 1 Child* 2 Adults 2 Adults 1 Child 2 Adults 2 Children 2 Adults 3 Children
Living Wage $10.76 $22.86 $28.04 $35.07 $18.19 $21.55 $24.11 $26.25 $24.54 $9.10 $12.56 $15.35 $17.94
Poverty Wage $5.84 $7.91 $9.99 $12.07 $7.91 $9.99 $12.07 $14.14 $3.96 $5.00 $6.03 $7.07
Minimum Wage $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25 $7.25

*Documentation for families with an adult working part-time is available separately, here.

Typical Expenses

These figures show the individual expenses that went into the living wage estimate. Their values vary by family size, composition, and the current location.

Annual Expenses 1 Adult 1 Adult 1 Child 1 Adult 2 Children 1 Adult 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Adults (1 Working) 1 Child 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working Part Time) 1 Child* 2 Adults 2 Adults 1 Child 2 Adults 2 Children 2 Adults 3 Children
Food $2,994 $4,413 $6,644 $8,812 $5,489 $6,832 $8,822 $10,741 $5,489 $6,832 $8,822 $10,741
Child Care $0 $6,235 $11,511 $16,787 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,235 $11,511 $16,787
Medical $2,165 $7,204 $6,861 $6,943 $5,437 $6,861 $6,943 $6,662 $5,437 $6,861 $6,943 $6,662
Housing $6,336 $9,072 $9,072 $11,376 $7,896 $9,072 $9,072 $11,376 $7,896 $9,072 $9,072 $11,376
Transportation $4,623 $8,424 $9,905 $11,459 $8,424 $9,905 $11,459 $11,329 $8,424 $9,905 $11,459 $11,329
Other $2,824 $4,697 $5,099 $5,935 $4,697 $5,099 $5,935 $5,808 $4,697 $5,099 $5,935 $5,808
Required annual income after taxes $18,942 $40,044 $49,091 $61,312 $31,942 $37,768 $42,231 $45,916 $31,942 $44,003 $53,742 $62,703
Annual taxes $3,444 $7,503 $9,240 $11,643 $5,900 $7,066 $7,923 $8,687 $5,900 $8,263 $10,133 $11,910
Required annual income before taxes $22,386 $47,547 $58,331 $72,954 $37,841 $44,834 $50,154 $54,603 $51,045 $37,841 $52,266 $63,875 $74,613

Typical Annual Salaries

These are the typical annual salaries for various professions in this location.

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $81,731
Business & Financial Operations $60,272
Computer & Mathematical $66,846
Architecture & Engineering $75,559
Life, Physical, & Social Science $56,723
Community & Social Service $38,927
Legal $64,120
Education, Training, & Library $38,330
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $36,931
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $56,415
Healthcare Support $26,479
Protective Service $37,291
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,648
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $22,961
Personal Care & Service $20,533
Sales & Related $25,039
Office & Administrative Support $32,024
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $28,567
Construction & Extraction $39,863
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $42,702
Production $34,812
Transportation & Material Moving $32,497