Shiny suburbs 

The scores were based on seven criteria, including cost of living, food and utilities; housing affordability; property tax rate percentage; state income tax rate; and sales tax rate.

Midwest City’s cost of living, food and utilities are 18, 8 and 15 points below the national average. The median home price is $76,600, and the median income per household is $44,396. Property taxes are 24 percent below and sales tax and state income tax are 56 percent and 17 percent above the national average.

Moore’s cost of living food and utilities are 14, 8 and 15 points below the national average. The median home price is $106,100, and the median income per household is $53,976.
Property taxes are 8.5 percent below and sales tax and state income tax
are 60 percent and 17 percent above average. The survey included 139
suburbs of the 50 largest cities in the United States, and data was
compiled from U.S. Census records.

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