Edmond | family life

Edmond is a great place to live and raise a family. Located just 20 minutes outside of downtown Oklahoma City, this affluent community is the definition of family friendly. The peaceful environment and plentiful jobs make Edmond one of the best places to live in Oklahoma.

Here are a few facts that contribute to making Edmond so special.

  • Edmond consistently ranks each year as one of the “Best Places to Live” in CNN’S Money Magazine
  • Edmond’s cost of living is 5.3% lower than the U.S. average
  • Edmond is located 13 miles north of downtown Oklahoma City
  • Edmond offers easy access to highways, train and air transportation
  • Edmond covers an area approximately 90 square miles
  • Edmond's population in 2010 was about 83,656
  • Edmond's average household income for 2010 was $90,234
  • The crime rate in Edmond is the lowest among Oklahoma’s 10 largest cities
  • Edmond’s City government is a chartered Manager-Council form of government
  • The average price of a new homein Edmond in 2011 was $256,329
  • The average price of homes sold in Edmond in 2011 was $230,729
  • Retail growth is strong in Edmond, as the community grows with 41 + existing shopping centers/retail buildings
  • January is the coldest month in Edmond (average temperature is about 36 F)
  • July is the warmest month in Edmond (average temperature is about 82 F)
  • Edmond's annual average rainfall is about 31 inches
  • Edmond's average humidity is 54%