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
    A-
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    A-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B+

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$142,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$793
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%

Oklahoma City Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    525
    283
  • Murder
    11
    6
  • Rape
    76
    41
  • Robbery
    178
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    864
    500
  • Theft
    2,584
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    453
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$50,070
National
$55,322
Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    13%
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Oklahoma City is easy to navigate, has great active things to do, ie: lakes, extensive sidewalks, parks, and safety. We have had a penny sales tax voted on by all the voting public to upgrade nearly every aspect of the City. Libraries, Fairground, Arenas, sidewalks, Senior activity centers, Roads, and the coolest downtown area. We have The Oklahoma River which provides many sports activities. The Pre-Olympic Rowing event takes place here. Many music venues are in the downtown area as well as our NBA, Thunder, team. Another "play" area is located between Oklahoma City and Edmond (popular town that joins OKC on the North). Top Golf, D-Bat, Main-Event, Cabela's Sports Center, and a lot of food options. Come take a look!
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Great city! There is a lot of beautiful stuff in Oklahoma City. Nevertheless, Oklahoma City is known for some crime issues. In my opinion, it depends in what neighborhood you settle in. I personally haven't had violent crimes around my area. For the most part, Oklahoma City is a beautiful, affordable, sporty, and quiet place. The people are usually nice. The main school district in Oklahoma (Oklahoma City Public Schools) Is a decent school district. In a scale of 1 to 10, I would give this 8.5/10
Oklahoma City is a great place to make a fresh start. Entertainment is not as apparent here as it is in other big cities but the avenues to a decent job and education seem openly accessible. I've lived here two years working in the banking, restaurant, and hotel business simultaneously. Originally the goal was to just get a foot in the ground. Now that has been accomplished, I'm seeking to further my education to build a life here. The cost to live is affordable compared to the traffic ridden big cities I was originally accustomed to. It feels like I can actually breather from time to time. Not to say OKC wouldn't benefit from some improvements! Every time I drive through the Arbuckles and Paul's Valley I'm reminded of the history and beauty of the state. While the economic climate is not at its best in terms of state budget constrictions, the social capital of its people make me hopeful for a bright future here.