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Top 5 Cities to Live In Oklahoma

Norman

  • Norman has a population of 111,753, with a population density of 625 people per square mile.
  • 178.763 square miles of Norman is land, and 10.654 square miles is water.
  • The median age of a Norman resident is 29.9 years old. The population is 49.74% female, and 50.26% male.
  • The air quality index is 88.3, and the water quality index is 47.
  • Norman has an unemployment rate of 2.90%, with annual job growth of 1.36%. Over the next 10 years, job growth is expected to be 39.80%.
  • Median household income is $48,248.
  • The median home age in Norman is 32 years, and the median home price is $130,900.
  • 11.83% of all housing in Norman stands vacant.
  • Norman has 237 sunny days per year, and 78 days a year with precipitation.
  • Norman ranks 85 on the cost of living index, compared to 86 for the State of Oklahoma, on a national scale of 100.
  • Norman has annually on average 152 violent crimes per 100,000 residents and 2,676 property crimes per 100,000 residents.
  • Norman has 213 police officers, or 1.9 officers per 1,000 residents.
  • Norman has 27 public schools and 10 private schools. The student/teacher ratio is 17:1.

Lawton

  • Lawton has a population of 96,187, with a population density of 1,187 people per square mile.
  • 81.034 square miles of Lawton is land, and 0 square miles is water.
  • The median age of a Lawton resident is 30 years old. The population is 48.03% female, and 51.97% male.
  • The air quality index is 90.8, and the water quality index is 44.
  • Lawton has an unemployment rate of 4.70%, with annual job growth of -1.26%. Over the next 10 years, job growth is expected to be 32.80%.
  • Median household income is $43,953.
  • The median home age in Lawton is 40 years, and the median home price is $104,600.
  • 12.68% of all housing in Lawton stands vacant.
  • Lawton has 247 sunny days per year, and 64 days a year with precipitation.
  • Lawton ranks 87 on the cost of living index, compared to 86 for the State of Oklahoma, on a national scale of 100.
  • Lawton has annually on average 931 violent crimes per 100,000 residents and 5,272 property crimes per 100,000 residents.
  • Lawton has 238 police officers. or 2.4 officers per 1,000 residents.
  • Lawton has 37 public schools and 3 private schools. The student/teacher ratio is 18:1.

Oklahoma City

  • Oklahoma City has a population of 581,094, with a population density of 958 people per square mile.
  • 606.41 square miles of Oklahoma City is land, and 14.411 square miles is water.
  • The median age of an Oklahoma City resident is 33.9 years old. The population is 50.71% female, and 49.29% male.
  • The air quality index is 73.4, and the water quality index is 53.
  • Oklahoma City has an unemployment rate of 3.80%, with annual job growth of 1.36%. Over the next 10 years, job growth is expected to be 38.90%.
  • Median household income is $45,704.
  • The median home age in Oklahoma City is 37 years, and the median home price is $130,600.
  • 11.85% of all housing in Oklahoma City stands vacant.
  • Oklahoma City has 231 sunny days per year, and 63 days a year with precipitation.
  • Oklahoma City ranks 86 on the cost of living index, compared to 86 for the State of Oklahoma, on a national scale of 100.
  • Oklahoma City has annually on average 919 violent crimes per 100,000 residents and 5,942 property crimes per 100,000 residents.
  • Oklahoma City has 1,382 police officers, or 2.3 officers per 1,000 residents.
  • Oklahoma City has 170 public schools and 32 private schools. The student/teacher ratio is 19:1.

Edmond

  • Edmond has a population of 81,594, with a population density of 963 people per square mile.
  • 84.695 square miles of Edmond is land, and 3.162 square miles is water.
  • The median age of an Edmond resident is 35.2 years old. The population is 51.14% female, and 48.86% male.
  • The air quality index is 73.4, and the water quality index is 53.
  • Edmond has an unemployment rate of 3.00%, with annual job growth of 1.38%. Over the next 10 years, job growth is expected to be 39.70%.
  • Median household income is $71,216.
  • The median home age in Edmond is 24 years, and the median home price is $235,000.
  • 6.44% of all housing in Edmond stands vacant.
  • Edmond has 235 sunny days per year, and 61 days a year with precipitation.
  • Edmond ranks 97 on the cost of living index, compared to 86 for the State of Oklahoma, on a national scale of 100.
  • Edmond has annually on average 102 violent crimes per 100,000 residents and 2,013 property crimes per 100,000 residents.
  • Edmond has 138 police officers, or 1.7 officers per 1,000 residents.
  • Edmond has 27 public schools and 6 private schools. The student/teacher ratio is 18:1.

Moore

  • Moore has a population of 55,265, with a population density of 2,533 people per square mile.
  • 21.82 square miles of Moore is land, and 0.336 square miles is water.
  • The median age of a Moore resident is 32.4 years old. The population is 51.65% female, and 48.35% male.
  • The air quality index is 88.3, and the water quality index is 48.
  • Moore has an unemployment rate of 3.30%, with annual job growth of 1.36%. Over the next 10 years, job growth is expected to be 39.40%.
  • Median household income is $56,892.
  • The median home age in Moore is 29 years, and the median home price is $112,200.
  • 6.45% of all housing in Moore stands vacant.
  • Moore has 234 sunny days per year, and 82 days a year with precipitation.
  • Moore ranks 86 on the cost of living index, compared to 86 for the State of Oklahoma, on a national scale of 100.
  • Moore has annually on average 136 violent crimes per 100,000 residents and 4,206 property crimes per 100,000 residents.
  • Moore has 102 police officers, or 1.8 officers per 1,000 residents.
  • Moore has 5 public schools and 3 private schools. The student/teacher ratio is 17:1.

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