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Jenks ranked No. 1 suburb in Oklahoma by website

As grist for the long turnpike battle between Tulsa and Oklahoma City, this is but a footnote but it's interesting., a service that helps people determine where the best place for them to live, has ranked Jenks as the best suburb to raise a family in Oklahoma.

The Tulsa suburb ranked No. 30 nationally on the list.

Bixby was No. 2 in the Oklahoma rankings, while Edmond checked in at No. 3.

From the website:

"These new rankings explore the best suburbs to raise a family based on public schools, crime rates, cost of living, and family-friendly amenities. Our team of data scientists analyzed data from the U.S. Census, FBI, BLS, CDC, and other data sources to calculate these rankings."

Here's a look at the complete rankings.

Matt Patterson

Matt Patterson has been with The Oklahoman since 2006. Prior to joining the news staff in 2010, Patterson worked in The Oklahoman's sports department for five years. He previously worked at The Lawton Constitution and The Edmond Sun.... Read more ›