Oklahoma City’s dramatic and storied past doesn’t compare to the energy and exuberance that surges throughout Oklahoma City today. Public and private partnerships over the last 20 years have dramatically transformed the city into pre-eminent American city.
You can see it on the smiling faces of our people, in the urban fabric of our downtown as it continues to grow, on the tree-lined historic neighborhoods and arts districts that help to foster our creative output, on the smiles of a raucous crowd at an NBA Oklahoma City Thunder game and in a diverse economy that’s among the strongest in the nation. And the best part is that we’ve only just begun.
With a spirited environment, unique history and creative drive, Oklahoma City is a place where culture and commerce thrive. Oklahoma City’s diversity, creativity and its can-do attitude can be seen all around town.
Oklahoma City has also become a vibrant place for arts, culture and music, and enjoys a robust food scene that draws from residents’ backgrounds and cultures. All these amenities are available in a place where the cost of living remains well below the national average and the transportation system allows for low commute times. It is truly a place where work/life harmony is possible.
Oklahoma City housing options are as varied as our people. From modern, urban lofts in the heart of downtown to historic homes on tree-lined streets and spacious homes on even more spacious lots, Oklahoma City offers an expansive choice of desirable neighborhoods and a wide range of prices for housing, 27.9 percent less than the national average.
In Oklahoma City, there is always plenty to do and see. When you pair a higher income per capita with a lower cost of living, you end up with plenty of extra money to live it up. Whether you’re an arts aficionado, an outdoor enthusiast, a sports fanatic or any other variety of interests, our spirit and diversity will never leave a dull moment.
Oklahoma City has everything a prospective employee could want because we’re thriving under a strong economic climate. Millennials and young entrepreneurs are finding a plethora of benefits in OKC. We’re among top 5 cities with youngest entrepreneurs and the top 20 cities where millennials make the most money.