Why Midwest City?

Aerial View of Midwest City at SE 29th and I 40

Top Ten Reasons to Relocate, Open or Expand Your Business in Midwest City:

  1. Money Magazine in 2019 named Midwest City as one of 100 America's Best Places to Live.
  2. Wallet Hub recognized our local economy as being one of the 20 Most Diverse Economies of any small city in the United States.
  3. Technology, aerospace and defense contracting are three of our top industries as Tinker Air Force Base, our neighbor to the south,  remains Oklahoma's largest single-site employer.
  4. Rose State College is one of Oklahoma premier two-year institutions with a cutting edge cyber security program, new student housing, a new student union building and more.
  5. Midwest City's Town Center Plaza is home to many of the most recognizable names in the retail industry. We also have a number of fantastic small shop "Mom and Pop" stores.
  6. Midwest City has over 120 quality restaurants ranging from local favorites to some of America's most popular establishments.
  7. Entertainment - Our Regal Warren Theatre is the most modern and luxurious cinema in the entire state. In addition, there is Andy's Altitude 1291 Entertainment Center, Planet Bowl, Star Skate and many other family-friendly entertainment options. Plus there is always something going on in one of our beautiful parks.
  8. Despite a stable economy, housing continues to be comparatively affordable. We have a wide selection of housing options ranging from apartments and townhouses to executive homes.
  9. Transportation - including easy access to Interstate 40 (southern border) and U.S. Highway 62 (northern border). Interstate 35 and Interstate 44 are minutes away via I-40, and the new Eastern Oklahoma County Turnpike will be less than 20 minutes away via U.S. 62. Will Rogers World Airport is less than 30 minutes to the southwest. The Amtrak terminal lies about five miles west and Midwest City has regular rail freight service.
  10. Oklahoma has continually registered as one of the Top Ten states to start a new business and Midwest City is a very business-friendly community!
  11. Our community attracts shoppers from well beyond its borders. The annual retail spending per capita in Midwest City is $22,154, which is considerably greater than Edmond ($16,908), Moore ($11,815), Norman ($18,093), Oklahoma City ($17,110) or Yukon ($21,621).



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Veteran Day Parade
Tinker Air Force Base
Water tower and aerial view of the city
TInker Air Force Base
SCIP Recreational Trail
Town Center Plaza
Town Center Plaza
Tinker Air Force Base
Hudiburg Center at Rose State College
John Conrad Golf Course
Charles J Johnson Park in Town Center Plaza
Joe B Barnes Park in the Fall