Oklahoma City ranks No. 1 among best cities for tech companies to expand

Published: Thursday, February 27, 2020 By: Eric Long Source: The POINT!

  • Zillow ranked Oklahoma City No. 1 out of 42 large metro areas nationwide for tech companies and start-ups to expand.
  • The study focused on these five factors: housing affordability, market ‘“hotness,” demographics & labor, tech availability, and livability.
  • Oklahoma City, referred to as the “Silicon Prairie,” offered the best balance for all 5 categories.

Source: Zillow, LinkedIn, BLS 2019 & U.S. Census ACS 2019

For comprehensive Economic Indicators and Regional Data, please visit your Greater Oklahoma City Chamber Economic Development Division at www.greateroklahomacity.com/economicindicators or contact Eric Long, Research Economist – 297-8976; elong@okcchamber.com.

This article originally appeared in the February 2020 issue of The POINT!

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