The real estate market in OKC is very diverse and has a nice range of prices and property types. You will find neighborhoods with homes under $100,000 as well as luxury home subdivisions like Gaillardia which sits along the north-side of OKC, along the Kirkpatrick Turnpike, with homes in the millions of dollars. If you’re looking for a hip and happening urban area then look no further than the Downtown / Deep Deuce / Bricktown neighborhoods.
Attractive to families, singles and retirees the downtown area offers many choices for those who are looking for and enjoy the urban experience. Plenty of new condos for sale, renovated loft spaces and rentals as well. Downtown area loft prices start at around $180,000 for a small studio or loft (800 square feet) up to and above $850,000 for a 3 story townhouse.
Crown Heights OKC Once known as “Pill Hill” due to the high number of physicians in the area this Historic Preservation District is both trendy and relaxing. With it’s tree-lined street, very close proximity to everything Crown Heights is a very attractive place to live and enjoy all of the great things OKC has to offer. You’ll find many styles of homes in Crown Heights from Tudor Revival to French Eclectic. Prices for homes average $280,000 with floor plans averaging 2,500 square feet.
Oklahoma City Rankings
# 1 Place in America for First-Time Homebuyers – Smart Asset
#1 for Women Entrepreneurs – NewsOK
#1 City Worth Moving If You Want to Launch a Business – Entrepreneur
#2 For Least Housing Poor-Area – Credit.com
#3 Best City for Millennials – USA Today
Homes for Sale Oklahoma City
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Population and Housing Statistics
The population in Oklahoma City was estimated at 620,602 in 2014 an increase of 7% from the population in 2010. The population density is approximately a little less than 1,000 inhabitants per square mile. The median age in OKC is 34 years old. Average household size is 2.41 with owner-occupied housing at close to 60%. The median home price is $129,300 Oklahoma City Climate What can we say about the OKC climate other than it’s quite diverse. The average temperature is 62.4 degrees and the average rainfall for the city is 35.9 inches of which 8.6 is snow.
Oklahoma City Economy
Our Economy Forbes lists Oklahoma City as #29 on their list of Best Places for Business and Careers. Job growth is expected to be around 1.6% with unemployment at a low 3.1% The median household income is $51,635 with cost of living at 0.4% below the national average. Once considered to be a regional powerhouse for government and energy exploration OKC has now diversified to include the tech sector, services and health.
Major OKC Employers
- State of Oklahoma (46,900)
- Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center (7,500)
- Integris Health (6,000)
- City of Oklahoma (4,840)
- University of Oklahoma Health Services Center (5,000)
- Hobby Lobby Stores (5,100)
- Chesapeake Energy (3,500)
- Mercy Health Center (4,300)
- OG&E (3,400)
- Devon Energy (3,200)
Oklahoma City, OK Public Schools
The Oklahoma City Public School district covers 134 square miles and is one of the few urban school districts in the nation with a growing enrollment. OKCPS includes the following number of schools:
- 60 Elementary Schools
- 15 Middle Schools
- 13 High Schools
Five of these schools are National Blue Ribbon Schools: Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School, Classen High School of Advances Studies, John Marshall High School, Nichols Hills Elementary and Quail Creek Elementary.
Quick Facts About the Oklahoma City Public School System
- Graduation rate of 97.5
- Avg. student-teacher ratio: Elementary 21.4 to 1 / Middle School 20.1 to 1 / High School 18.5 to 1. Average class size is about 19 students
- 132 National Board Certified Teachers with 29.8% of certified staff with advanced degrees
- 11 1/2 years average teaching experience.
In addition to public schools the Greater OKC area has a variety of private schools that offer excellent educations.
Oklahoma City Higher Education
Oklahoma City is clearly committed to higher education and the number of and quality of the universities and colleges in and around OKC show it. With 18 public and private colleges, including two comprehensive universities, Greater Oklahoma City offers its citizens a wide range of higher education choices. The region serves more than 125,000 college students.
Below is a partial list of the top universities and colleges in the Oklahoma City metro area.
- UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA – Norman, Okla. (20.8 miles from downtown)
- OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY – Stillwater, Okla. (66.9 miles from downtown)
- OKLAHOMA CITY UNIVERSITY – Oklahoma City, Okla. (3.5 miles from downtown)
- UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA – Edmond, Okla. (15.4 miles from downtown)
- OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY – Edmond, Okla. (14.0 miles from downtown)
- ACM@UCO – Oklahoma City, Okla. (0.4 miles from downtown)
- OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY-OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City, Okla. (4.8 miles from downtown)
- ROSE STATE COLLEGE – Midwest City, Okla. (7.6 miles from downtown)
- OKLAHOMA CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE – Oklahoma City, Okla. (10.0 miles from downtown)
Hospitals and Medicals Centers in OKC
When it comes to medical care the OKC metro area shines with one of the country’s leading heart transplant teams and one of the nations most complete and technologically sophisticated medial research centers. Oklahoma City residents have access to quality healthcare at 35 hospitals many specializing in areas such as: orthopedics, burn treatment, hearing and vision care, sports medicine and after-hours urgent care.
Below is a list of several of the top health-care facilities in OKC.
- OU Medical Center
- Saint Anthony
- Integris Health
- ProCure Proton Therapy Center – only 1 of 8 using advanced proton therapy technology
- Mercy Hospital
- Deaconess Hospital
- Lakeside Women’s Hospital
Parks and Recreation in Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City is home to many excellent parks and recreation areas that offer local residents a myriad of activities from cycling to fishing. Here is a list of just a few of the great parks in the OKC metro area.
- Earlywine Park (3101 SW 119th Street, Oklahoma City)
- Edgemere Park (Off of NW 36th between Robinson & Walker)
- Hafer Park (1034 S Bryant Avenue, Edmond)
- Reaves Park (2501 Jenkins Avenue, Norman)
- Wild Horse Park (1201 N Mustang Road, Mustang)
There is no shortage of excellent food in the OKC metro area. From simple and minimal to fancy and beyond you will find some of the best restaurants in the state within the Oklahoma City limits. We also have a plethora of food trucks that cater to just about every taste bud in town.
Here is list of some restaurants awarded the Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor.
- Cheever’s Cafe
- Kitchen No. 324
- Nic’s Grill
- Cattlemen’s Steakhouse
- Redrock Canyon Grill
- Hideaway Pizza
- Ted’s Cafe Escondido
- Paseo Grill · Kd’s
- Whiskey Cafe
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