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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    A-
Pontotoc County is located in Oklahoma with a population of 38,289. Pontotoc County is one of the best places to live in Oklahoma. Living in Pontotoc County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Pontotoc County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Pontotoc County are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$120,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$659
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Pontotoc County 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
    250.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    38.1
    40.7
  • Robbery
    21.8
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    924.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,169.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    233.8
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

Working in Pontotoc County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$46,689
National
$55,322

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