2009 Oklahoma Self-Sufficiency Standard

The Self-Sufficiency Standard for Oklahoma 2009 calculates the amount of income Oklahoma families need to meet their basic needs. The report was prepared by Dr. Diana Pearce of the Cenetr for Women’s Welfare at the University of Washington for the Oklahoma Asset Building Coalition.

Click here for the full 102-page report, which includes Tables calculating the Standard for 8 family types in each county, plus Oklahoma City and Tulsa.

Click here for Dr. Pearce’s press statement on the report’s major findings and here for the Oklahoman’s coverage of the release.

Click here for the 2002 Oklahoma Self-Sufficiency Standard.


Oklahoma Policy Insititute (OK Policy) advances equitable and fiscally responsible policies that expand opportunity for all Oklahomans through non-partisan research, analysis, and advocacy.

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