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A+ Owasso Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C Owasso Cost of Living Cost of living is 12% higher than Oklahoma
982% less expensive than the US average
8812% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Owasso cost of living
B+ Owasso Crime Total crime is 35% lower than Oklahoma
Total crime
2,16421% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 4721% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
95%Year over year crime is up
Owasso crime
C+ Owasso Employment Household income is 40% higher than Oklahoma
Median household income
$67,34022% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$29,889equal to the US average
Unemployment rate
3%32% lower than the US average
Owasso employment
F Owasso Housing Home value is 30% higher than Oklahoma
Median home value
$157,80015% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$9312% lower than the US average
Home ownership
70%10% higher than the US average
Owasso real estate or Owasso rentals
A+ Owasso Schools HS graduation rate is 8% higher than Oklahoma
High school grad. rates
89%8% higher than the US average
School test scores
83%69% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
18:114% higher than the US average
Owasso K-12 schools or Owasso colleges

Living in Owasso, OK

Owasso is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. The city has a population of 33,598 people. The majority of Owasso residents report their race to be White; this is followed by American Indian and Alaskan and Black. 79% of the people in Owasso (over the age of 15) are married and 46% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.

If you’re considering moving to any new city, it could be a very daunting task. However, it could also be a fulfilling experience if you are willing to get to know the area before actually living in Owasso, Oklahoma. To help you find the best places to live in and around Owasso, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, crime, cost of living, weather, housing and more.

Owasso has a livability score of 82/100 and is ranked #17 in Oklahoma and #859 in the USA. Based on this score, Owasso would be considered a very livable city! Another exciting tidbit, is that Owasso ranks better than 90% of all US cities! Based on the rankings for each individual category, Owasso has received high marks for amenities (A+), crime (A-) and education (A+). There are some categories that Owasso does not rank well for, including: housing (F). It might be worth taking a closer look to determine why.

Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Owasso 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.

Low violent crime (murder, rape, robbery, assault) is a must for most people when searching for a new area to live. At 187 crimes per 100,000 residents, Owasso has a violent crime rate that is far below the national average.

School test scores can be an important metric in deciding if the local area schools can provide a solid educational system for children. The schools in Owasso have a test score average of 83%, which is well above the US average.

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 Owasso is real estate affordability. The median home price for Owasso homes is $157,800, which is 30.1% higher than the Oklahoma average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Owasso, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.3, which is 8% 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 Owasso area were 2.1% and 5 year appreciation rates were 2.7%.

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After living all over the country, We can testify that OWASSO is Great! Where else can you find the good people, schools, fabulous cost of living, from homes to other, and hospitals, it's ALL HERE! Praise the Lord everyone does not yet know about it! Honestly, anyone who cannot see this just has very little experience. We are so glad we found OWASSO!!!!
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Place for newly weds to start then move. Should be city with limits.

Bigger is not always better. Owasso is the fastest growing city in Oklahoma. Goodbye peace & quiet. Has engineers with small brains. Too modernized. Yuppy.
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