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Best Places To Live In Oklahoma 2018

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  • Edmond, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 88,342
  • Edmond is a former bedroom community that has doubled its population since the mid-eighties. The population growth is strongly encouraged by government, education and service leadership because of the
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  • The Village, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,310
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  • Newcastle, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,030
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  • Mustang, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,637
  • Living in Mustang, OK has been a pleasant experience. I've got a small 6 bedroom ranch not far off of 152 Highway. My kids are young, but so far our experiences with the school system have been good. My
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  • Weatherford, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,856
  • I experienced a great time while living in Weatherford Oklahoma. The city is mapped in Custer County. Weatherford is close to Clinton Oklahoma. The small town ranks at the top of the state for its
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  • Moore, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 59,501
  • I have lived in Moore, Oklahoma for the past nine years. During that time, I've come to truly love this small suburb that is just outside of Oklahoma City. It is definitely close enough to the city that
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  • Jenks, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,852
  • Great memories were made when living in Jenks Oklahoma. It is a community with charm and beauty. It is a smaller suburb in Tulsa County Oklahoma. The community is growing at a rapid pace. There aren't a
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  • Broken Arrow, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 104,869
  • As a professional rodeo cowboy I have traveled from coast to coast and there are many states that I have great affinities for. Montana, Wyoming, Colorado and Arizona are several of my favorites for their
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  • Yukon, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,293
  • I have been living in Yukon for 7 years now, and used to live in Maryland. I am 37 years old. Married. Came here because of the Military. Pros: 1. Low cost of living. One can buy a nice house here for
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  • Owasso, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 33,598
  • Bigger is not always better. Owasso is the fastest growing city in Oklahoma. Goodbye peace & quiet. Has engineers with small brains. Too modernized.
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  • Sulphur, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,042
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  • Sand Springs, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,509
  • Sand Springs is filled with fun and exciting attractions that will make your vacation to the area worthwhile. Keystone State Park is one of the most beautiful parks in the area. You'll see the majestic
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  • Guymon, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,934
  • Guymon Oklahoma is a great place to live if you don't mind living in a small community. What I like most about living here is the fact that Guymon is located not too far from Lubbock, TX, Garden City,
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  • Ada, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,240
  • Great place to raise a family ! Good size town with some restaurants and little to do! Crime rate is very low as well as drugs ! Shopping for clothing you might as well shop online ! No interstate
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  • Collinsville, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,293
  • Most of the people are pleasant enough, but the city government and police have this mentality that they are Gods. You will be harassed and screwed for absolutely no reason. Don't believe me. Go ahead
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  • Bixby, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 23,956
  • A sprawling town with an old center. It's somewhat crumbling, but better than poor Muskogee. I'd like to find tennis courts here. I've lived in many towns (and cities), but never in one where the courts
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  • Noble, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,664
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  • Blanchard, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,267
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  • Perry, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,056
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  • Norman, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 118,974
  • I have never visited Oklahoma before which is why I was unsure what to expect in late 2009 when my wife and I went to visit friends in Norman, OK. Luckily we left with an outstanding first impression of
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  • Bethany, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,582
  • I lived in Bethany, OK while I was attending Southwestern Christian University. I loved my time there, and found it to be the perfect place to be a young adult. The best areas in Bethany, OK are the two
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  • Elk City, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,426
  • We absolutely love living in Elk City, Oklahoma. This town is so friendly. There is just so much to do if you live in this city. Although we are a pretty good sized city, there is still a small town
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  • Woodward, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,693
  • I experienced a marvelous stay while living in Woodward Oklahoma. The city is situated in Woodward County. Woodward is close to Mooreland Oklahoma. The small town has an unassailable education system in
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  • Midwest City, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 56,930
  • If you're looking for a city to live in that has all the seasons in one state, then Midwest City, OK is for you! I have lived in Midwest City, OK for about ten years and I have loved every minute of it.
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  • Choctaw, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,989
  • I've lived in Choctaw, Oklahoma for the last 10 years and am proud to call this place home. This community is very interactive in helping one another, being friendly and "paying it forward", things that
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  • Bartlesville, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 36,499
  • I lived in Bartlesville for a couple years before moving out of state. Overall, it's a nice city to live in but it felt limited in a couple of ways. The closest major city is Tulsa, which is maybe an
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  • Piedmont, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,779
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  • Claremore, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,999
  • I experienced a great time while living in Claremore Oklahoma. The city is domiciled in Rogers County. Claremore Oklahoma is close to Tulsa and is deemed the city of clear opportunities. The city
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  • Alva, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,070
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  • Clinton, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,436
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  • Warr Acres, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,374
  • I had an outstanding experience while living in Warr Acres Oklahoma. The city is located in Oklahoma County. Warr Acres is close to Oklahoma City Oklahoma. The town has outstanding school facilities and
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  • Harrah, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,714
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  • Glenpool, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,351
  • I experienced an outstanding juncture while living in Glenpool Oklahoma. The city is located in Tulsa County. Glenpool is about 20 minutes from Tulsa Oklahoma. The town has great school academics.
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  • Enid, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 50,891
  • This Enid Oklahoma is on drugs, sex trafficing? and racist most the people live are high up in there bits Nicky picky and hateful... Their LAWFORCEMENT seem like piece of crap and judges are too they
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  • Tuttle, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,576
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  • Sapulpa, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,546
  • I experienced a splendid stay while living in Sapulpa Oklahoma. The city is located n Creek and Tulsa counties. Sapulpa Oklahoma is close to the major city Tulsa Oklahoma. The suburb is fairly quiet and
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  • Altus, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,422
  • Welcome to the glorious midwest, where we still enjoy a fine way of living. Spending time along the town of Altus made for some good times. As a city of few, there is a good atmosphere living here. Upon
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  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 620,015
  • I've lived in Oklahoma City for nearly 20 years, and when most people hear the name "Oklahoma", they think of dull, rural farmland with little to do and sparse options when it comes to entertainment and
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  • Durant, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,042
  • I have been going to Choctaw for years and you used to know what your comps and totals were but that has changed. Service has steadily gone downhill and is the worst that it has ever been since 2010
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  • Miami, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,631
  • I would definitely rate Miami, Oklahoma as one of the best areas in Oklahoma to live. The only thing is that the housing market is just a little low at this time. Finding a decent place to live can be a
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  • Stillwater, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 48,104
  • I've lived in Stillwater for about 5 years now. It is a college town, but definitely not what you'd expect from a college town. The area around the college is pretty dull, mostly all of the restaurants
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  • Guthrie, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,063
  • I have lived in Guthrie, OK for a little over three years. It is a very small community. Everyone who lives here knows each other. It seems to be a nice place to raise a family. Guthrie, for the most
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  • McAlester, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,255
  • I for one am thrilled to have an opportunity to talk about my hometown of McAlester, Oklahoma! I know there are many who have not had the chance to experience the joys of the midwest, but let me tell you
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  • Ardmore, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,027
  • Living in Ardmore was alright, but I left the city after a couple years because there weren't enough opportunities to keep me around. Ardmore is the kind of city that will attract only people who are
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  • Skiatook, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,958
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  • Wagoner, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,647
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  • Del City, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,962
  • I have lived in Del City since I was in preschool. I love the area and the small-town atmosphere is very inviting. The sense of community has been getting stronger over the last few years, and people are
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  • Duncan, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 23,240
  • I love living in Duncan! My favorite part about living in Duncan is the weather, it rarely snows and the sun is shinning for more than half of the year. The second best characteristic is the beautiful
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  • Vinita, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,599
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  • Coweta, OK
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,572

Oklahoma: Sooner State

Over the years, many people have decided to settle in the great state of Oklahoma. For new buyers, this state has a lot to offer in terms of where to live and what jobs are available. The state has a long history, and many people are excited about the changes that are going on there. With the new industries moving into the state, many residents are able to land great jobs to support their families.

One of the best things about living in Oklahoma is the taxes on people and companies. Not only are taxes low, but the state is planning to keep them this way for the years to come. Over time, this is encouraging a lot of new people and companies to move into the area. This is a great way for other people to make a difference in their quality of life. In the current economy, the real estate prices are going up in a lot of places. The great thing about Oklahoma is that there are still inexpensive places to live.

The oil boom in the United States has been going on for several years. With all of the changes in technology, it is now less expensive to drill for deep oil. This is causing a huge shift in the oil market throughout the world. Many OPEC nations are losing power on the world stage. Oklahoma is right in the center of the oil boom. Although Texas is usually considered the biggest oil state, Oklahoma still produces a lot of oil as well. In addition, natural gas and clean energy are also becoming a big industry as well. The great thing about these industries is that they provide quality jobs for the people who are living in the area. In the future, this will lead to higher tax revenue and a better quality of life for people living in the state.

Education is important to the people of Oklahoma. However, there are certainly parts of the state with better public school systems than others. Some parts of rural Oklahoma are not to where they need to be with education. Although improvements are being made, these are probably not the best areas if you want to raise a family and put them in public school. However, if you have other education options, these areas tend to have the cheapest housing and land.

With an abundance of great cities and neighborhoods, finding the best places to live in Oklahoma is going to take some time. There are many variables to consider, and the decision is not easy. AreaVibes will give you a head start as these cities are our picks for the best places to live in Oklahoma. To futher customize your list of the best places to live in Oklahoma, you can also specify your search radius, population size, home/rent budget and what metrics (amenities, crime, cost of living, education, employment, housing, weather) are most important to you.