Moore 87 Exceptional
Moore Livability #9 ranked city in Oklahoma#575 ranked city in the USARanks better than 98% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Moore Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B+ Moore Cost of Living Cost of living is 3% higher than Oklahoma
8911% less expensive than the US average
8614% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Moore cost of living
B+ Moore Crime Total crime is 32% lower than Oklahoma
Total crime
2,27712% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 4412% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-8%Year over year crime is down
Moore crime
C Moore Employment Household income is 26% higher than Oklahoma
Median household income
$60,4749% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$26,47211% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%33% lower than the US average
Moore employment
D+ Moore Housing Home value is 4% higher than Oklahoma
Median home value
$126,20032% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$9342% lower than the US average
Home ownership
69%9% higher than the US average
Moore real estate or Moore rentals
A+ Moore Schools HS graduation rate is 5% higher than Oklahoma
High school grad. rates
86%4% higher than the US average
School test scores
77%57% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:17% higher than the US average
Moore K-12 schools
A Moore User Ratings There are a total of 8 ratings in Moore
Overall user rating
82% 8 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
80% 7 total surveys
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      Living in Moore, OK

      Located in the state of Oklahoma, Moore is a medium-sized city with a population of 59,501 people. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (79% White). Given that fact, Moore could be considered less diverse than other cities. With an average age of 33 years old, Moore could be a great place to live for young adults as this age is well below the national average. If finding a family friendly city is important to you, look no further. With more than 75% of the population considered married and 56% with kids under the age of 18, Moore could be considered a very suitable city for families.

      Without the right tools, moving to any new area can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Moore, Oklahoma could be a fulfilling experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. The best areas in Moore and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from weather, education, employment, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Oklahoma and national averages.

      Using data and statistics Moore has received a livability score of 84 out of 100. This score is ranked in the 98th percentile when compared to all other cities. Clearly, Moore is doing something right, as this score ranks well above the average of most cities. Moore is also ranked in the top 10 percentile of all cities across the USA. If we probe a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Moore has higher than average grades for the following: amenities (A+), crime (B+), cost of living (B) and education (A+).

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Moore on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops. Here are some of the more popular things to do in Moore: Warren Theatres, Yellow Rose Theater, and AMF Moore Lanes.

      Low violent crime (murder, rape, robbery, assault) is a must for most people when searching for a new area to live. At 176 crimes per 100,000 residents, Moore has a violent crime rate that is far below the national average.

      The average school test scores in Moore are 77%. This far exceeds the national average and ensures that this educational system will provide your children with the skills and the tools they need to thrive.

      Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Moore is real estate affordability. Median real estate prices in Moore come in at $126,200, which is 4% higher than the Oklahoma average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Moore, the home price to income ratio is 2.1, which is 16% lower than the Oklahoma average. Knowing if your home will appreciate on a long term or even a short term basis should be factored into your decision making. An increase in your home’s value can be a good way to generate tax-free equity that can create long term financial security. In the past year, appreciation rates for homes in the Moore area were 3.7% and 5 year appreciation rates were 3.8%.

      Moore transportation information

      Average one way commute23min21min26min
      Workers who drive to work86.4%82.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.5%10.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.1%0.5%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%0.2%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.9%1.8%2.8%
      Working from home2.1%3.6%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0 (1)3354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0 (3)7711

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      Source: The Moore, OK data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).