In Oklahoma, the average cost to hire a home health aide is $25.50 per hour, which is slightly cheaper than the U.S. average of $27. Oklahoma also has one of the lowest median home costs in the nation, and the cost of living is low, too, allowing seniors to put more money aside for their care. Read on to learn more about hourly home health costs across Oklahoma and a few nearby states.

Home health aide costs in Oklahoma cities

The Genworth Cost of Care Survey only gives cost information for four cities in Oklahoma. If you don’t live near these cities, contact a home health care provider near you to get a better idea of how much you’ll have to pay.

In Oklahoma, the cheapest city for home health care is Lawton, which is close to Chickasaw Nation. Seniors here pay only $20 per hour for care, which is $5.50 less than the state average. In Enid, prices are on par with the Oklahoma average, and in Tulsa, rates are 50 cents less. Oklahoma City is the costliest place for home health care in the state with rates that average $26.25.

Home health aide costs in nearby states

Despite Oklahoma’s low cost of living, its home health aide prices are higher than many surrounding states. Seniors in Texas pay $24 an hour, and in New Mexico, rates are just 40 cents more. Care costs in Kansas are similar to those in Texas at $24.50. Prices go up to $25 in Missouri, and across state lines in Arkansas, seniors pay $22. In Colorado, home health care is much more expensive at $33.50, or $8 more than what Oklahoma residents pay.