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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    A-
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    B
Nichols Hills is a suburb of Oklahoma City with a population of 3,891. Nichols Hills is in Oklahoma County and is one of the best places to live in Oklahoma. Living in Nichols Hills offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Nichols Hills there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many retirees live in Nichols Hills and residents tend to lean conservative.
About Nichols Hills...
Population
3,891

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$740,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$972
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    14%
  • Own
    86%
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Nichols Hills Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    25.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    50.7
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    456.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,318.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    278.8
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    36%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    46%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    11%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    5%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%

Working in Nichols Hills

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$149,554
National
$55,322

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Nichols Hills Reviews

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Nichols Hills is a neighborhood that gives the surrounding area greater value. The varied financial statuses provide the community something to aspire to. Nichols Hills sprawling homes and manicured lawns amidst middle and lower class communities provide an artistic ideal of what can be achieved in the United States.
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Nichols Hills is a small, tight-knit community with friendly, caring people. Nichols Hills is small, yet growing. The future of Nichols Hills is bright, particularly with all the new developments such as the Triangle, Nichols Hills Plaza, and Classen Curve. The city is clean and beautiful with large trees and old homes. There are large parks and a good elementary school, making Nichols Hills an ideal family neighborhood.
Housing quality in Nichols Hills is second to none in Oklahoma City. The homes are well kept, beautiful, and on large lots. There are little to no vacant or abandoned properties.