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  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
    grade A

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Stillwater is a town in Oklahoma with a population of 49,952. Stillwater is in Payne County and is one of the best places to live in Oklahoma. Living in Stillwater offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Stillwater there are a lot of bars and parks. Many young professionals live in Stillwater and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Stillwater are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$184,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$832
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    63%
  • Own
    37%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    211.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    9.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    72.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    19.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    370.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,642.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    115.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    39%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    6%
  • 55-64 years
    6%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    23%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

Working in Stillwater

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$34,309
National
$62,843

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