Tahlequah, OK

Population: 16,478 livability score shield

Key findings

  • Tahlequah has a Livability Score of 70/100, which is considered average
  • Tahlequah crime rates are 9% lower than the Oklahoma average
  • Cost of living in Tahlequah is 7% lower than the Oklahoma average
  • Tahlequah real estate prices are 1% lower than the Oklahoma average
  • Rental prices in Tahlequah are 18% lower than the Oklahoma average

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      Top Rated Schools in Tahlequah

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      Heritage Elementary SchoolKG - 551248%
      Woodall Public SchoolPK - 849346%
      Tahlequah Middle School6 - 864841%
      Cherokee Elementary SchoolKG - 542537%
      Greenwood Elementary SchoolKG - 555234%
      Tahlequah High School9 - 121,23330%
      Grand View Public SchoolPK - 857529%
      Sequoyah High School9 - 1239027%
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      Tahlequah Reviews

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      Great for college students and retirees.
      Attractions6/10
      Community8/10
      Nightlife5/10
      Dining5/10
      Shopping6/10
      I lived in Tahlequah from a young age till I was about 20 when I married and moved away with my husband.

      From the outside Tahlequah is a cute small town. There aren't a lot of things to do, but it is growing and having the college there really helps.

      There are a lot of town events if you're into that, and golf is pretty big there too. The main attraction of Tahlequah is that it is the Indian capital and the floatin'. The river that is.
      There is only one public high school and it's not that great. They have teachers there that couldn't really care less about the students or teaching them. There are a lot of drugs that get passed around and it is really easy for high school aged kids to get pulled into the wrong crowd.

      I would say if you are looking for a place to retire of a college town then this is a great place for you. But not really great for families.
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      Source: The Tahlequah, OK data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).