5 Top Rankings For Edmond, Oklahoma, in 5 Years
January 23, 2014
In recent years Edmond, Oklahoma, has hit the news as a great suburb for a multitude of reasons. 1. CNBC Ranked Edmond #1 in the top 10 Perfect Suburbs - With a 4.9% unemployment rate (well below national average), CNBC notes the median home value of $201,770 and an extremely low crime rate as great reasons to take a look at the Oklahoma suburb of Edmond. 2. Ranked in the Top 100 Best Places to Live - Fabulous schools, low property taxes, and less than a 20 minute commute to Oklahoma City are just a few of the reasons CNN Money sees it on the list of best 100 places to live. 3. Great For Retirement- Forbes ranks Edmond, Oklahoma, in the top 10 suburbs for retirement stating that with its low home prices, favorable tax climate and inexpensive cost of living with a big city nearby this is the perfect environment for retirement. 4. Top Education - According to data from Neighborhood Scout, Edmond has some of the top schools in the state ranking better than 96% and has better than nearly 60% of schools nationwide. The community as a whole is highly educated with 47.8% of the suburban population holding four-year degrees. 5. Top 10 Towns For Families - Family Circle lists Edmond among the best places to raise a family. With great education, outdoor recreation, and a sense of community, there is a very giving spirit in Edmond as well. The three local high schools routinely raise money for charities, including helping kids with cancer, kids in shelters and other important programs. For more information on Edmond, check out the City Of Edmond's website, as they say it's a "Great Place to Grow" and if that's what you are looking for, Valencia, an Ideal Community in Edmond, has something for everyone.