Miami Valley city named third ‘Best Place to Live in Ohio’

OAKWOOD — A Montgomery County suburb was named the third best place to live in Ohio.

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Oakwood, a suburb of Dayton, was named the third best place to live in Ohio, according to Niche—a ranking website.

The website determined their ranking by referencing the United States Census Bureau data. The data encompassed a variety of categories including, but not limited to, crime rates, climates, business patterns, and civic lifestyles.

The site gave Oakwood an “A+” overall grade with many of the important factors of living in any town receiving “A”s or “B”s.

The ratings were as follows:

  • Public Schools: A+
  • Crime & Safety: Unavailable
  • Housing: A
  • Nightlife: A-
  • Good for Families: A+
  • Diversity: B-
  • Jobs: A
  • Weather: B-
  • Cost of Living: B-
  • Health & Fitness: A
  • Outdoor Activities: B+
  • Commute: B
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