Greater Oklahoma City is in the geographic center of North America equidistant from the east and west coasts and major trade partners of Canada and Mexico. The ten county region is at the crossroads of the U.S., sitting at the heart of three major national highways on the NAFTA corridor.
There's a reason Greater Oklahoma City is such a great place for business: Location. The ten county region is positioned within a day's drive of the rapidly-growing south-central region (OK, TX, AR, LA) projected to grow more than 44% during the next 25 years.
More than 1.8 million U.S. students will be finishing college this May. Where should they go to start their career? According to The Business Journals, Oklahoma City should be at the top of their list. The business publication ranked OKC No. 7 on its "Best Places for Young Adults" list. The study looked at factors such as population growth, per capita income and private-sector employment growth.
(March 26, 2013)
Oklahoma City is among the 10 best cities in America to find a job, according to a new list released Tuesday in U.S. News Media Group's "Best Places" series. Others are Anchorage; Arlington, Va.; Columbus, Ohio; Honolulu; Houston; Salt Lake City, Shreveport, La.; Tallahassee, Fla., and Wichita, Kan. U.S. News editors selected the cities from 2,000 nationwide based on lower-than-average unemployment rates, proved job growth since 2000 and economies that have held steady during the recession.