For the month of May, the Oklahoma City MSA saw an unemployment rate of 2.9 percent.
Largely thanks to abundant employment opportunities, “a growing arts and culinary scene” and affordable real estate, OKC ranked second on HavenLife's list of cities where the most millennials are getting married.
For the month of April, the Greater Oklahoma City MSA had the sixth-lowest unemployment rate among major U.S. metros at 2.6 percent. That was down from 3.0 percent in March.
From 2017-2018, six counties from the Greater Oklahoma City region were among the top 10 fastest-growing counties.
For the month of March, the unemployment rate in the Oklahoma City MSA fell to 3.0 percent. This represents the 5th-lowest unemployment rate in country among major metros.
The recently released 2018 State Ranking of Worker Compensation Premium Costs showed Oklahoma has improved its workers’ compensation premiums by 20 places out of the 51 states and territories measured since 2010.
The unemployment rate in the Oklahoma City MSA fell from 3.5 to 3.2 percent in February.
The North American Business Cost Review analyzed 47 metro areas with more than 1 million people and ranked various costs associated with doing business.