Living in Moore, OK

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Living in Moore, OK

March 18, 2020

Living in Moore, OK is a great choice for those who want to be close to the city but prefer living the suburban lifestyle. As more people recognize the value of living in Oklahoma—quality of life, affordable living, excellent schools—we’re seeing a steady growth of them zeroing in on the Oklahoma City metro region. 

With a population of about 62,000 people, Moore, OK is the seventh-largest city in Oklahoma. It’s an easy 11-mile drive north to downtown Oklahoma City, so commuters welcome that benefit of living in Moore.


Cost of living in Moore

Throughout the OKC metro area, you’ll find that the quality of life is excellent, and the cost of living is well below the national average. Housing, in particular, is only about 60% of the national average. Take advantage of this difference now, especially while we have homes for sale in Moore available now.

Other categories that factor into the cost of living, including groceries, utilities, and transportation, are just below the national average. With a median home cost of nearly $100K less than the national average, a new home in Moore is truly where you can get more for your money


Moore schools

Like so many districts around OKC Metro, the schools in Moore contribute to making this a smart choice for your hometown. The city is committed to delivering quality education to all students, and it shows—in the student/teacher ratio, the staff of experienced teachers, standardized test scores, and college preparedness. Across the board, Moore Public Schools earn top grades that exceed both state and national averages.


Things to do in Moore, OK

Whatever suits your fancy for leisure activities, you’ll find more in Moore! Let’s start with getting outdoors. Whether you get around on 2 legs or 4, the 128-acre Buck Thomas Park is the place to go. The park has a large playground, skate park, sand volleyball court, hiking trails, 2 picnic pavilions, and the Happy Trails Dog Park. Central Park is another popular destination in Moore. It just opened a few years ago, so everything is very new and up-to-date. The Aquatic Center features 3 swimming pools, 3 water slides, a lazy river, diving well, and a splash area. The 53,000-square-foot Recreation Center at Central Park gives you and your family many ways to get in a workout: a fitness center, basketball courts, indoor walking track, and classes in everything from aerobics to nutrition.

For Moore fun and games, visit the Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park, Moore Escape Rooms, and Twisted Axes Throw House. The Yellow Rose Dinner Theater is a great venue to enjoy live theater productions while dining on the chef’s special fare.

Every Thursday, head over to the Moore Farmers Market at Central Park in the summertime for the freshest picks of the season.

And, of course, there’s plenty of shopping and dining to be had throughout Moore. Take your time to go treasure-hunting through the Showplace Market, home to more than 100 vendors, or browse one of the malls or other shopping areas.

If you’re interested in finding your own place in Moore, OK, talk to Frankie Lewis at Homes by Taber. He has the inside track on new homes for sale in Moore, plus the details that will help you zoom in on the perfect place to call “home”.

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