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.
Oklahoma City ranked 19th in Forbes.com's Best Cities for Jobs list. Forbes used five equally weighted data points to rank cities: the state's unemployment rate, job growth, income growth, median household income and cost of living.
(January 10, 2008)
Spencer is a historic, beautiful, and diverse city located near the North Canadian River just northeast of downtown Oklahoma City in eastern Oklahoma County. Spencer gives businesses, residents, and tourist the unique experience of country-style living while offering easy access to main thoroughfares and the bustling excitement of the major metro area.
Established in 1903, this growing bedroom community of 4,000 shares borders with the City of Nicoma Park, to the east, and the City of Midwest City, to the south (home of Tinker AFB and Logistics Center - the world's largest jet engine maintenance facility.) The community offers several excellent subdivisions, acreages, development sites and walking trails.
Business Advantages & Quality of Life
Spencer's prime location, low cost of doing business, hardworking residents, quality schools and urban/rural setting make for one of central Oklahoma's best business and industry locations. The community is ideal for distribution - located near "America's Crossroads" the nation's key transportation junction of Interstates 35, 40 and 44.
The nation's premier technology and industry training is provided at the nearby Metro-Tech - Career Technology campus. Over a dozen major colleges and universities are located within a 30 mile radius of Spencer, including Rose State College (ENR 4000), University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City University, OSU - OKC, Oklahoma City Community College and more.
The community offers quality schools, a cost of living well below the U.S. average, and plenty of nearby retail, parks and recreation amenities, including a new walking trail. The Spencer Historical Museum, housed in a circa 1889 homestead, includes a unique photograph collection and artifacts that were used by settlers after the famous 1889 land run.