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We can tell you what it's like living here. We can talk about our arts districts, museums, family-friendly zoo and waterparks, professional sports, live theater, riverfront and boathouse district activities. We can brag about incredibly short commute times, our community spirit and high volunteerism rates, our billion-dollar investment into our public schools, or our fabulous local restaurant and food community. We could go on and on about our live music scene, our unbelievable housing value, and the friendliness of the people. We could point out our strong economy and low unemployment. But nothing we say can convince you like you seeing it for yourself so check us out and see a better living and a better life in action.

LOW COST OF LIVING
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OKC BY THE NUMBERS
Data for days! GreaterOklahomaCity.com has all the numbers you need, and more, on the MSA that makes up OKC.

OKC DATASHEET
Check out our Datasheet chock full of Oklahoma City MSA info. (.pdf)

OKC FACTOIDS

  • Most populous city in the State of Oklahoma.
  • Nation's 41st largest metropolitan area with more than 1.3 million residents.
  • Ranked one of the Top 19 Home Markets with the Best Expected Performance by Local Market Monitor.
  • In land area, our city is the 3rd largest in the nation.
  • The Greater Oklahoma City area includes 10 counties with more than 1.3 million citizens.
  • The capitol building at 23rd and Lincoln is the only capitol in the nation with a working oil well on its grounds.
  • Tinker Air Force Base is the 2nd largest military air depot in the nation.
  • The world's first installed parking meter was in Oklahoma City, on July 16, 1935.
  • In addition to being an Aerospace Capital, it is also the Energy Capital with industry leaders such as Devon Energy, Chesapeake Energy and SandRidge Energy headquartered here.

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Oklahoma City Quick Facts:

Date Founded
1889

Date Incorporated
1907

Population
579,999 (in Oklahoma City-proper)

Land Area
621 square miles

Elevation
1,285 Ft. above sea level

Average Annual Rainfall
32.03 inches per year

Average Annual Precipitation
33.36 inches per year

Average January Temperature
47 degrees Fahrenheit (high) 25 degrees Fahrenheit (low)

Average July Temperature
93 degrees Fahrenheit (high) 71 degrees Fahrenheit (low)

Average Sunshine Days
More than 300 days per year

Major Industries
Energy, aerospace, biotech, professional services, distribution and transportation services, leisure and hospitality, manufacturing, financial services

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