The State of Oklahoma ranks No. 7 for the lowest average monthly mortgage payments in all 50 states.
Marci Rossell is an expert economic forecaster and former chief economist for CNBC and co-host of Squawk Box.
The Oklahoma City metro continued to see positive economic signs with the release of the latest unemployment data.
Oklahoma ranked as the 4th most affordable state for home ownership.
This makes the second month in a row the metro has had one of the top-five lowest unemployment rates in the country.
In 2004, Oklahoma was ranked 49th in the nation for highway bridge conditions.
The City of Oklahoma City is ranked as the 10th best state capital to live in.
For June, the Oklahoma City MSA had the third-lowest unemployment rate in the U.S. among major metros.