WHY OKC?

Home to more than 1.2 million people, Oklahoma City is a modern metropolitan community offering culturally-rich experiences, quality health care, excellence in education and more. And it does so without high costs, energy shortages, smog or traffic congestion.

 

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MAPS 3 and the City of OKC

HOUSING

Housing units: 552,016


Homeownership: 64%


Persons per household: 2.6


Median household income: $51,461


Source: U.S Census Bureau, 2015, OKC MSA

EMPLOYMENT

Total labor force: 662,600


Total employed: 635,800


Total unemployed: 28,900


Unemployment rate: 4.0%


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, January 2017, OKC MSA

POPULATION

Oklahoma City MSA, 2016: 1,373,211

City Limits Population, 2015: 631,346


High School graduates, % of persons

age 25+: 87.9%


Bachelor degree, % of persons age 25+: 28.8%


Source: U.S Census Bureau, 2015, OKC MSA

GEOGRAPHIC

Total Area: 620 sq mi


Population Density: 1,018/sq mi


Source: U.S Census Bureau, 2015

ECONOMICS

 

Wholesale trade sales, 2012 ($1,000): $68,364,374


Retail sales, 2007 ($1,000): $19,131,163


Source: U.S Census Bureau, Economic Census 2012

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