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Overall Niche Grade
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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
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    B+
Washington County is located in Oklahoma with a population of 51,867. Washington County is one of the best places to live in Oklahoma. Living in Washington County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families, young professionals, and retirees live in Washington County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Washington County are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$112,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$687
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Washington 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
    171.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    2.5
    6.1
  • Rape
    17.4
    40.7
  • Robbery
    24.8
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    759.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,047.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    265.5
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Washington County

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$50,388
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Washington County

Washington County Reviews

1 review
Washington county is always kept very clean, and it's extremely safe. The law enforcement is genuinely nice. The only critique I have is that there isn't very much to do, especially at night. There are some fun things, but nothing compared to a bigger county.
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