Edmond, OK


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Edmond, OK

About Edmond, OK

Edmond, Oklahoma is a charming city located north of Oklahoma City. Here, you'll find plenty to do from outdoor activities like biking and fishing to cultural attractions like the Harn Homestead Museum or Arcadia Lake. Edmond also offers a variety of nightlife and dining options as well as shopping centers and parks. Whether you're looking for adventure or relaxation - Edmond is an ideal destination! Capital city - Center of Oklahoma.

Location Details

State: Oklahoma
County: Oklahoma County
Metro Area: Oklahoma City Metro Area
City: Edmond
Zip Codes: 73034 73003 73025 73007
Cost of Living: -14.5% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1304 ft above sea level
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Oklahoma City, OK, is a place with a story that starts with a bang - literally. Back in 1889, people raced to claim their piece of land in what became known as the Land Run. This event set the stage for a city that quickly grew, fueled by its role as a hub for cattle trade and later, the oil boom. Fast forward to today, and you'll find a city that's proud of its roots but looking firmly to the future.

Geographically, Oklahoma City sits in the heart of the state, stretching across the rolling plains of the Great Plains region. The area is known for its flat landscape, with the occasional hill here and there. Weather-wise, it's a place of extremes: hot, sunny summers and mild winters, punctuated by the occasional severe storm or tornado, a reminder of its location in the infamous "Tornado Alley."

The economy of Oklahoma City is a tapestry woven from various threads. Energy, particularly oil and natural gas, has always been a big player, but the city's economic landscape also includes aerospace, healthcare, and technology. This diversity helps provide stability and growth, making it an attractive place for businesses and job seekers alike.

When it comes to politics, Oklahoma City tends to lean conservative, mirroring the broader voting patterns of the state. However, like any large city, there's a spectrum of political beliefs among its residents, reflecting its growing status as a diverse metropolitan area.

Life in Oklahoma City offers a blend of urban convenience and a sense of community. It's a place where you can explore world-class museums, catch a professional basketball game, or hike in the nearby Wichita Mountains. The cost of living is relatively low, making it accessible for families, young professionals, and retirees. The city has experienced a revival in recent years, with investments in downtown areas bringing new life to restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues.

For those thinking of making Oklahoma City their home, it's important to be prepared for the weather. Having a plan for severe storms and tornadoes is a must. On the flip side, the city's friendly atmosphere, combined with a growing economy and affordable living costs, makes it an appealing choice for many. Whether you're drawn to its historical significance, the lively arts scene, or the outdoor adventures just beyond the city limits, Oklahoma City welcomes newcomers with open arms and plenty of opportunities to build a fulfilling life.

Edmond Cost of Living
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Revitalizing economy, attractive downtown, and cost of living make Edmond a great place to live.

$320,700
-5.4% lower than avg
$87,591
+21.2% higher than avg
$1,250 /mo
Monthly rent (2br)
-14.4% lower than avg
Edmond Crime
25.7 / 100
Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low) to 100 (high). US average: 35.4
Minimum annual income
To live comfortably in Edmond, Oklahoma
$61,560
for a family
$40,400
for a single person
Pros & Cons of Edmond
   Revitalizing economy
Severe storms and heat
   Attractive downtown
Crime rates
   Cost of living
Growth and sprawl
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I moved here from Boulder County Colorado in 2004 and regret ever becoming trapped in this Boring , conservative town . Been stuck working retail here since I don’t  More

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Over 8 years ago

I've lived in Edmond all my life and always had fresh air to breathe. No longer is that the case. We get aerosol spraying of chemicals and heavy metals almost daily from  More

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Over 9 years ago

Too many over 100 degree  More

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