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Oklahoma City is one of the 15 best cities for freelancers

By Eric Long / Economy / May 12, 2020

  • Fundera ranked Oklahoma City as the 13th-Best City for Freelancers in 2020.
  • Seven variables were evaluated for the 50 largest cities based on number of workers.Factors evaluated include:
    1. Self-Employment Rate (25%)
    2. Housing Costs (20%)
    3. Job Growth (15%)
    4. Change in Self-Employment (15%)
    5. Unemployment Rate (15%)
    6. Coffee Shops (5%)
    7. State Income Tax Rate (5%)
  • Oklahoma City has a notable freelance population with a 10% self-employment rate and a job growth rate of 4.5%


Source: Fundera 2020

For comprehensive Economic Indicators and Regional Data, please visit your Greater Oklahoma City Chamber Economic Development Division at www.greateroklahomacity.com/economicindicators or contact Eric Long, Research Economist – 297-8976; elong@okcchamber.com.

This article originally appeared in the May 2020 edition of The Point.

 

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