Quality of Life
In a recent survey conducted in northeastern Oklahoma, business executives gave very high ratings to the quality of life in Owasso and believe this to be a key factor in recruiting and retaining workers. Owasso's percentage of college educated residents ranks above state and national population averages. The most highly rated quality of life items include affordable homes, health care services, public and private education, low crime rate, climate, and arts and cultural amenities.
Retail Outlook Report
Owasso is much bigger than it appears on the map, with a trade area comprising more than 4,000 square miles and over 400,000 potential consumers, the area is a natural choice for many retail operations. The smashing success of both national and regional retail businesses who’ve chosen to locate in the city is a well documented story.
Please see the Owasso Retail Outlook Report for supportive data and information you want to see why retail development and investment makes sense in Owasso.
Living in Owasso
Highways and convenient access roads funnel traffic approaching Tulsa from the North through Owasso. Few other retail choices exist for consumers between Tulsa and Wichita, Kansas or Joplin, Missouri. Many consumers from across northeastern Oklahoma and southeastern Kansas consistently choose to shop in Owasso.
ZIP code data collected from Owasso retail stores confirms that Tulsans also shop Owasso for convenience and selection. As Owasso grows, our reputation as a convenient and comprehensive destination for shoppers will continue to grow.
Approximately 700,000 people live within a 30 minute drive of downtown Owasso. Over 1 million people live within 50 miles of downtown Owasso. Living in Owasso means enjoying all the amenities and choices available in one of America’s most livable metropolitan areas without living in the city!
Tulsa is ranked number 6 in the Forbes magazine "Best Places for Business" in 2007. Oklahoma ranks number 7 in “The U.S. Economic Freedom Index: 2008 Report,” which ranks the 50 states based on how friendly their governments are toward free enterprise. Tulsa Metro Area ranked number 1 in "Relocate America's Top 100 Best Places To Live" in 2009.