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Five Great Places To Live In Oklahoma County

By Tabitha Naylor

Oklahoma offers a unique mix of stoic, mid west American tradition (the state is the original home of the bison) and small town quirkiness and charm (believe it or not, there's a Sonic drive thru on every corner in the state!). On top of their diverse histories and myriad activities, communities within Oklahoma County possess a strong sense of banning together for the greater good and a true understanding of the term "neighborly." If you are thinking about moving to Oklahoma County, check out the five best communities in this area that will offer you all of the great things that this state is known for.

Oklahoma City

In addition to clean air, low crime, easy commutes and friendly people, OKC offers more than 300 days of sun each year. While you have the ability to "dream big" here, you also are never far from the pioneer spirit that make Oklahoma City what it is today.

This area also offers you whatever your dream may be when it comes to your home. You can talk with local real estate agents to find listings from historic homes all the way to urban apartments. The choice is yours and with amenities that continue to improve and a city that has been ranked number one in the highest earnings growth rate per year, your potential is truly unlimited.


Edmond, Oklahoma is just a short 20 minute commute from Oklahoma City, and one of the most family friendly areas in the entire state. Crime is low and jobs are readily available. There are plenty of activities for both parents and children, and this city is home to the University of Central Oklahoma, making it a laid back college town. There are plenty of homes and apartments to choose from in this area, giving you the option to find just what you are looking for.

Midwest City

Midwest City is a popular suburb of Oklahoma City, due to the superior municipal options it offers residents. It is home of the top rated school district, the Mid-Del School System and has seen sustained employment growth for the past several years. Midwest City is also a favorite for retirees due to the low cost of living that is relative to the price levels for housing and other bills. If you are seeking a quiet town to raise a family or spend your golden years, Midwest City in Oklahoma offers you the ideal location.

Del City

Del City is located in the metropolitan area of Oklahoma County and provides direct access to larger hubs such as Oklahoma City, Tinker Air Force Base and Midwest City. Due to the fact that this area is also home to Quad Graphics, Midwest Trophy Manufacturing and Tinker Logistics Center, it provides a great place to live, to work and to even open your own business.


Bethany, Oklahoma is a smaller city inside of Oklahoma County offering you a great and quiet place to live and raise a family, or start a business. The real estate market in this area is growing offering higher property values that continue to grow, year after year. As more and more commerce comes into this area, the population continues to grow offering even more opportunities to the residents. Oklahoma County is home of many communities and areas offering a great place to settle down for those embarking on a new career, or planning for retirement. If you are considering a move to Oklahoma, consider these five locations for your new home.

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