Magazine Designates Owasso As A Boomtown


Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 11:23 am
By: News On 6


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OWASSO, OK -- A business magazine has named the Tulsa County community of Owasso as the state's number one boomtown.

BusinessWeek.com determined one city from each state to be recognized as having the most growth since 2000.

The magazine says some determining factors included "growth in households from 2000 to 2008 and from 2007 to 2008, the emergence of new neighborhoods, the average length of residence, and the change in household income."

Read what BusinessWeek.com says about Owasso.

"Owasso is a place where governmental services are dependable and efficient," stated Owasso's City Manager, Rodney Ray, "the leaders here work diligently to create an environment that invites success."

BusinessWeek.com says "Owasso, a suburb just north of Tulsa, has been growing rapidly this decade, in part because of its strong schools and healthy economy."

Ray says Owasso is honored to have been recognized in such a way, especially with the downturn in the country's economy.