Living in Oklahoma City

Alex Ferreras

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Looking for a new city to get a good rental while trying to make a living? The information below shows Oklahoma City's above average track record when it comes to employment this last year. Follow the other links at the bottom of this page to review the track record of Oklahoma City's employment and unemployment rates for this last year, in addition you can check out other important city services.

You'll definitely find that Oklahoma City provides more then the most metro areas with a well below average unemployment rate of only 5%. You may also check out below many of the cities recreational services that are continuing to expand!

Below you will find additional information on the city, including statistics from the cities government website.

Oklahoma City Financial Statistics

April 2012 Unemployment rate 5%

April 2012 Employment Rate: 89.1%

Oklahoma 2012 Vacancy rates: 9.2%

Median household income (per year) $38,299

Income change over time (increase since 1990) 44.02%


Oklahoma City Housing Median home price $87,672


Oklahoma City Education Colleges, universities and professional schools (within 30 miles) 16

Junior colleges and technical institutes (within 30 miles) 4

Property crime risk (100 is national average, lower is better) 214

Oklahoma City People Population (town and surrounding area) 611,083

Population change over time (increase since 1990) 11.25%

Median age 34


High temp in July (degrees F) 93.10

Low temp in Jan (degrees F) 26.20


City Jobs:
Getting a job when moving to a new location is a crucial step in locating a great place to live. Click here to see the latest job openings in Oklahoma City. The City of Oklahoma City has a workforce of more than 4,500 and is one of the largest employers in the metropolitan area. They offer employment in more than 400 different job types from unskilled to professional, entry level to management.

They even provide opportunities for its citizens to get involved and to be aware of the crime occurring. If moving to Oklahoma City seems like a good idea to you, you can follow this link to be aware of what's going on in your community.

If your a business owner looking to reside in Oklahoma City, be aware of the business services that the city provides. http://www.okc.gov/business/index.html

http://www.okc.gov/index.html

Other important links
http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/housing/hvs/rates/index.html
http://www.bls.gov/eag/eag.ok.htm

Check out all of the recreation available in this city at this link: http://www.okc.gov/to_do/index.html

Organized bike rides, hikes and many other recreational city events are always taking place and posted for the public view, and even if you don't want to go through the city, the possibility of having this kind of fun on your own exists. Other remedies which exist in Oklahoma city include lakes and fishing, Oklahoma river cruises and the Oklahoma City Zoo.