What’s so great about living in Piedmont, OK? Homes By Taber has been building communities of new construction homes in the OKC suburb for a while—with more coming and growing—so we can offer some helpful insight on so many reasons to live in Piedmont.
With Oklahoma City being less than 22 miles away, Piedmont, Oklahoma, has all the amenities you need in a large metropolitan city, but with a small hometown feel. Add in the affordability and prime location and you can see why Piedmont is ranked one of the best places to live in Oklahoma. Between 2000 and 2010, Piedmont experienced a nearly 90% growth rate!
Day-to-day life is a breeze with a plethora of nearby shopping, restaurants, entertainment, and local businesses. Drive just 16 miles down the road to the city of Edmond. This thriving city has been rated an “A+” by Niche, and it placed Edmond as #1 on its list of “Best Places to Live in Oklahoma” for its public schools—which are rated #1 in “Best School Districts in Oklahoma”—job market, housing and many other factors. The Will Rogers World Airport is less than 25 miles away, making traveling easier as well.
Piedmont is a smart choice for families with school-age children. Piedmont school districts are known for delivering quality education. Students are empowered to see their ability to make a change in the world around them. Your child is bound to enjoy school at all of Piedmont schools, no matter which one they attend. Piedmont has a brand new primary school for PreK and Kindergarten students, 3 elementary schools, an intermediate school, middle school, and high school. Piedmont Public Schools’ high ratings are backed up by high test scores, graduation and attendance rates, sports programs, and extracurricular activities.
Residing in Piedmont means you’re living in one of the safest cities in Oklahoma. On the www.City-Data.com crime index, Piedmont scored a 33 which is actually 8.3 times lower than the national U.S average. Piedmont’s crime rate is also much lower than surrounding Oklahoma cities ranging from 338 to 12.
You can settle down in Piedmont, confidently knowing the job market is consistently booming. Within city limits, you’ll find so many employment options. With a commute less than 22 miles to Oklahoma City, you have an even wider range of employment options. Oklahoma City houses a variety of corporate headquarters, including INTEGRIS Health, Mercy Hospital, Hobby Lobby, and many others. You may also find job opportunities at large OKC employers, like FAA Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center, The University of Oklahoma, The Boeing Company, and dozens more.