Skip to Main Content
A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    A-
Ada is a town in Oklahoma with a population of 17,262. Ada is in Pontotoc County and is one of the best places to live in Oklahoma. Living in Ada offers residents a rural feel and most residents rent their homes. In Ada there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Ada and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Ada are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$108,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$651
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    54%
  • Own
    46%
Sponsored Mortgage Options for Ada
Get Rates
  • $0 Lender Fee on Home Loans Limited Time Only
  • Biggest Home Loan Sale Ever. Low interest rates. Get a quote today!
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.

Ada Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    263.5
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.1
    40.7
  • Robbery
    22.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    973.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,257.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    234.9
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    17%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%

Working in Ada

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$37,197
National
$55,322
Places like Ada
More

Ada Reviews

50 reviews
All Categories
Ada is filled with some of the most beautiful, loving, and kind people. Everyone is so helpful! I have made some amazing friends while living here. There is not much of a night life and it's not that health-conscious friendly nor outdoorsy. There is a nice park, but not much outdoor recreation. But the people truly make the place.
Start Your Review of Ada
Rate It!
I’ve lived here since I was 5yrs old, and am now 27. Ada definitely has that small town feel, where most people know each other, which is nice. Ada does need to improve on a lot of things, such as more recreational activities for families, better night life, and supporting local businesses. The schools are hit and miss, it honestly depends on the teacher whether or not your child gets a “good” education that year. The parks here are alright, nothing exciting. Overall, there’s not a lot to do here for anyone, and there’s a high crime rate. Put two and two together..
Ada has a great public school with a lot of people pushing kids to further there education. I moved here in the 8th grade and coming in from a smaller school I seen that there are a lot of great opportunities to be apart of a great community, weather it is serving, helping, or just being a supporter of the local football team. This city has really impacted me a lot through all of the many life long relationships that I made with really great people. Its also a very safe place and there are lots of law enforcement helping out in the school trying to show kids the correct path to take in life. I believe Ada is a really great place to be at.