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Top 25 Cities for Your Government Career

Top 25 Cities for Your Government Career

Currin Berdine, Tania Khadder, Anna Hennings, Adam Starr, Alice Handley | GovCentral
















#25. Oklahoma City, OK

Population: 547,274


Cost of Living Rank (in a 1-100 list): 15


Average Commute Time: 18.7 minutes 


Job Growth Rank (in a list of 372 Highest Growth Cities): 44


Unemployment Rate: 5.6

Jobs Listed on USA Jobs: 466

Stimulus funds for State:$1,403,888,420

State recovery site:http://oklahoma.gov/recovery/

Ranked by Forbes magazine as 2008’s most recession-proof American city, Oklahoma City is still bustling with the prospect of significant job growth. With last year’s up trend in the leisure and hospitality sector as well as employment increases in natural resources, wholesale, mining and construction, Oklahoma’s capital city has managed to hold steady with an impressively low change in unemployment rate since the recession’s outbreak. Our #4 pick remains a center for government and energy exploration while also continuing to foster positive working environments, boasting an exceptionally low average commute time for workers and a sensible income to cost of living ratio.

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