Owasso, Oklahoma Businesses Benefit from Tulsa Regional Assets.

Tulsa ranks on U.S. News and World Report's lists of Best Places to Live and Best Places to Retire, and Forbes list of Best Places for Business. The Tulsa region’s skilled and growing workforce, solid and diverse transportation infrastructure and overall quality of life make it easy to see why world-class companies call the region home.

The Tulsa region boasts one of the shortest commute times in the nation. Tulsa families enjoy a cost of living 10.8% below the national average and per-capita income 12.6% above the national average. Owasso’s proximity to such prominent regional facilities as Tulsa International Airport, the Tulsa Port of Catoosa, and the Cherokee Industrial Park gives access to some of the most critical industry assets in the entire state, including foreign trade zones. The workforce in northeast Oklahoma can live comfortably and businesses can thrive.


Recent National Rankings for Metro Tulsa

  • No. 1 U.S. city where incomes are growing the fastest (GOBankingRates.com 2017)
  • No. 1 state with lowest overall business tax burden (Anderson Economic Group 2017)
  • No. 1 city among top 100 U.S. metros on growth and inclusion (Brookings Institute 2016)
  • No. 1 best place for women to start a business (Thumbtack.com 2016)
  • No. 1 among top 10 best U.S. cities for young entrepreneurs (NerdWallet.com 2015)
  • No. 1 city among top 10 U.S. cities for number of manufacturing graduates (Site Selection Group 2015)
  • No. 3 most popular city for extremely active millennials (ActiveNetwork.com 2017)
  • No. 3 state for wind power capacity (American Wind Energy Association 2017)
  • No. 3 nationally for new and expanded facilities among tier II cities (Site Selection 2016)
  • No. 4 best large city for starting a business (WalletHub.com 2017)
  • No. 4 best north American city for aerospace (The World’s Most Competitive Cities 2015)
  • No. 5 best city for first-time homebuyers (Smartasset.com 2017)