Accolades

SmartAsset: OKC has the most affordable housing market in the U.S.
May, 2021 - SmartAsset

USA Today has named Oklahoma City as the best place in the country for public art
May, 2021 - USA Today

Oklahoma City ranks No. 3 for lowest business costs
April, 2021 - Moody’s North American Business Cost Review

OKC makes recent '10 coolest cities with lowest cost of living’ list
March, 2021 - PureWow

OKC rated No. 1 for lowest cost of living among large cities
March, 2021 - C2ER

Moody's, S&P affirm OKC's AAA bond rating
March, 2021 - U.S. Moody's/S&P

State of Oklahoma ranks top 10 for lowest tax burden
February, 2021 - U.S. Census Annual Survey of State and Local Government Finances

OKC named among 'underappreciated American cities you should totally move to'
February, 2021 - Thrillist

Mayor Holt elected to National League of Cities board of directors
December, 2020 - OKC.gov

OKC ranks among top cities in small business environment
November, 2020 - JustBusiness.com

Oklahoma ranks Top 10 for lowest average monthly mortgage payment
October, 2020 - Lending Tree

Best run cities in the U.S.? OKC ranks high
June, 2020- WalletHub

OKC has the highest PPP Loan acceptance rate in the U.S.
June, 2020- Smart Asset

OKC is now the 25th-largest city in the U.S.
June, 2020- U.S. Census

OKC earns AAA bond rating for tenth year in a row
February, 2020- Moody's/S&P

OKC among Reader's Digest 'best American cities for live music'
February, 2020- Reader's Digest

OKC named to Travel+Leisure's Top 50 Destinations in 2020
December, 2019 - Travel+Leisure

Oklahoma City’s resident satisfaction ratings among the best in U.S.
October 23, 2019 - OKC.gov

OKC is the easiest place in North America to do business
June 21, 2019 - ASU Center for the Study of Economic Liberty

Oklahoma has the lowest retail electricity rates in the U.S.
October 16, 2019 - S&P Global Market

Oklahoma has the second lowest property and corporate income taxes per capita
March 13, 2019 - Tax Foundation

More accolades for OKC's Myriad Botanical Gardens
January 22, 2019 - Star Tribune

OKC ranked No. 3 for places business professionals to work and live
December 12, 2018 - BusinessStudent

Oklahoma City ranked most livable community
November 12, 2018 - Livable

Oklahoma City ranked best city for retired vets
November 1, 2018 - BusinessWire

Oklahoma City among top 5 cities for veteran homebuyers
November, 2018 - Veterans United

Oklahoma City's Myriad Gardens rank among top 10 urban sanctuaries
August 22, 2018 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Oklahoma City among top 5 cities with youngest entrepreneurs
August 14, 2018 - Lending Tree

Oklahoma City ranked in top 20 cities where millennials make the most money
July 16, 2018 - Credit Sesame.

Oklahoma City among the top 10 best places to live for outdoor space
July 6, 2018 - Pots Planters and More

Oklahoma City tops U.S. cities with fastest construction growth rates
June 27, 2018 - Construction Productivity Blog

Oklahoma City is #1 city to watch for meetings and events in 2018
June 2018 - MeetingsToday

Oklahoma City is ranked #1 for most passionate live music fans
May 16, 2018 - Priceconomics

OKC among top 10 cities for building your savings
May 10, 2018 - Bankrate

OKC is the Best Large City to Start a Business
April 30, 2018 - WalletHub

OKC #1 for combination of low cost of living and high wages
February 27, 2018 - CNBC

New Grads Should Take Notice of OKC
January 1, 2018 - OnlineDegrees.com

OKC a top metro for millennials
September 8, 2017 - Apartment List

OKC in Top Ten Among Most Popular U.S. Cities to Live
June 6, 2017 - Business Insider

OKC top city for saving money
May 26, 2017 - MarketWatch

OKC best place to start a business in 2017
May 3, 2017 - WalletHub

OKC Ranks as a Top City to be a Millennial
April 26, 2017 - Trulia

Demographia: OKC Top-ten Major Market for Housing Affordability
January 23, 2017 - Demographia

OKC top-ten large city for recession recovery
January 11, 2017 - WalletHub

New Study: OKC Ranks No. 1 for Women Entrepreneurs
March 10, 2016 - Forbes

You Get More Apartment for Your Buck in OKC
February 29, 2016 - Forbes

Americans are "Thronging To" OKC
November 4, 2015 - New Geography

Economic Outlook Continues to Look Great for OKC
November 2, 2015 - Thumbtack

OKC is the No. 1 City Worth Moving If You Want to Launch a Business
September 11, 2015 - Entrepreneur

CBRE Ranks OKC No. 1 Best City for Small Tech Market Growth
August 13, 2015 - CBRE

Oklahomans Have More Purchasing Power
August 7, 2015 - Tax Foundation

OKC Continues to get High Marks for Housing Market
August 7, 2015 - WalletHub

OKC has the nation's lowest commute times
May 28, 2015 - University of Michigan

Downtown Employment Growth One of the Top in the Nation
April 20, 2015 - The City Observatory

“OKC #3 among Best Cities for Millennial College Students”
April 10, 2015 - USA Today

“OKC sports one of most diversified economies in U.S.”
April 1, 2015 - WalletHub

“Greater OKC ranks No. 7 in the U.S. for economic growth”
March 16, 2015 - The Brookings Institution

“OKC among fastest-growing cities in 2015”
January 29, 2015 - Forbes

“National Geographic Traveler Names Oklahoma City as a Best Trips 2015 Destination”
November 21, 2014 - National Geographic Traveler

“OKC is #1 Place to Start a Business”
October 30, 2014 - Kiplinger

“OKC among Top Ten Most Affordable Big Cities in U.S.”
October 24, 2014 - Kiplinger

“Oklahoma City #7 in Real GDP Growth Per Capita”
October 6, 2014 - Forbes

“OKC one of only 7 metros with decreasing poverty”
October 6, 2014 - Forbes

“OKC shows strong GDP growth”
October 3, 2014 - U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

“OKC No. 7 Best Place for Business”
July 23, 2014 - Forbes

“OK one of Fastest Growing Economies”
June 13, 2014 - U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

“Oklahoma One of Best States to Make Living”
June 9, 2014 - Forbes

“OKC #7 Best Metros for Small Biz”
April 3, 2014 - The Business Journals

“People are flocking to OKC”
March 31, 2014 - CNNMoney

“OKC Ranks High for Startups”
March 11, 2014 - WalletHub

“OKC one of Most Affordable Cities”
March 11, 2014 - Forbes

“Workers in their Prime Moving to OKC”
January 31, 2014 - Forbes

10 Best Cities for Job Seekers”
January 13, 2014 - Nerd Wallet

“OKC Leads Nation in Housing Recovery”
December 29, 2013 - Wall Street Journal

“Invest in OKC Housing”
December 26, 2013 - Forbes

“OKC has economic momentum”
December 26, 2013 - New Geography

“OKC a Must-Visit Destination”
November 18, 2013 - Complex

“Millennials are flocking to OKC”
November 14, 2013 - The Atlantic

“OKC ranks high for middle-class job creation”
October 24, 2013 - New Geography

“OKC No. 3 in US in Housing Market Recovery”
October 7, 2013 - Apartment Guide

“Luxury is affordable in OKC”
August 5, 2013 - Apartment Guide

“OKC is a magnet of opportunity"
July 30, 2013 - The Daily Beast

“OKC No. 12 ‘Brainiest’ Metro”
July 16, 2013 - The Atlantic Cities

“OKC one of the Fittest Cities in America”
July 9, 2013 - Facebook

“OKC is Top for New Grads”
June 17, 2013 - Apartments.com

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