Why Oklahoma City?

Think you have to leave Oklahoma to find an exciting lifestyle? Think again. For recent college grads, Oklahoma City deserves more than just a passing glance. With a downtown urban renaissance and shimmering riverfront, a burgeoning art scene and world-class museums, the flavors of the world and the comforts of home can be found in Oklahoma City.

A renewed emphasis on public improvements and large-scale projects has helped make OKC a big-league city, while also keeping us a great place to live, work, and play. This enterprise and energy is evident everywhere, whether you’re kayaking on the Oklahoma River, checking out the Chihuly at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, or cheering on the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Oklahoma City offers everything you look for in a modern metropolitan community without the high costs, energy shortages, smog or traffic congestion. It is a distinctly livable city where you can chase your business dreams and still enjoy a rich quality of life. From hot urban hustle to sociable, safe suburbia, Oklahoma City not only makes it all possible, but makes it easy. After all, that's why we say in OKC, it’s truly a better living and a better life.

And speaking of a better life, you can keep up with all the great things to see and do in OKC by visiting "The Better Life" blog. Look for new posts every Tuesday. Learn more about living in Oklahoma City at ABetterLifeOKC.com.

Arts and Culture
Oklahoma City's exuberant arts scene provides the perfect mix of mainstream and off-beat art encounters.

Oklahoma City loves the nightlife, and yes: We love to boogie. Get a glimpse of the fantastic dining and after-hours fun that awaits you in OKC.

Sports and Outdoors
The excitement of the big leagues and the adventure of the great outdoors can all be found in Oklahoma City. Find out more about how OKC will keep you active. 

Shop Local
Looking to do a little shopping? OKC has it's PhD in retail therapy. Well, not really... but we do have a long and growing list of fabulous retail options. With numerous local shops and national brands, you're sure to find something spectacular.


OKC Districts
Not too big, but certainly not too small, OKC offers all the benefits of big-city living without the big-city hassles. Get the 411 on life in the 405.

Cost of Living
Can you afford the lifestyle you want on the wage you'd get in another city? See just how far your dollar will go in OKC.


Work Here
You have options in Oklahoma City. Dream a life and make it happen in this land of opportunity. Learn more about how our strong economy and consistent job growth make OKC the prime place to put that new degree of yours to work.


Live Here
What's different about Oklahoma City? For starters, you can still dream big. Here, a renewed emphasis on public improvements and large-scale projects has helped propel our renaissance and make OKC a big-league city, while also keeping us a great place to live, work, and play.


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