Moore Oklahoma is a great place to live...and to eat, shop and work!
The people of Moore are proud of our city's history, and we're excited to be part of this fast growing and dynamic community. Families enjoy our excellent school system, low crime, quiet residential neighborhoods, and the wonderful quality of life in Moore.
The population of Moore is growing at rates far exceeding both the state and national growth. New industry prospects are looking to locate in Moore, and new retail stores and restaurants are opening, especially in the area of 19th and I-35. The Moore City Council and Management Team, the Chamber of Commerce and other professional organizations continue to prepare for our future growth and development.
Moore has a wide array of entertainment, shopping, restaraunts and places to work, but we're also just minutes from downtown Oklahoma City, Tinker AFB, the University of Oklahoma in Norman, and the rest of the Oklahoma City metro area.
Facts to Remember
From the 2015 Economic Quick Facts
- Retail growth outpaces most cities our size, including a new Sam's Club, and a number of new restaurants in 2015.
- Moore's population has grown from 55,081 in 2010 to 60,636 (estimated) in 2015.
- Moore's unemployment rate is 4.5% (October 2012).
- There were 444 single-family homes permitted in 2014.
- Central Park, currently under construction, will open toward the end of 2015. It will be home to a recreation center, amphitheater, farmers market and aquatic facility.
- Over 71% of the homes in Moore are owner occupied.
City of Moore: Moore has an active city government, and its website keeps you up to date on what is happening. The City of Moore Website is a first stop to everything you need to know about living, working, shopping and doig business in Moore, Oklahoma.
Moore Public Schools: Moore Public Schools has a total student population of more than 23,000. It is the third largest district in Oklahoma, encompassing 32 schools that continue to set high education standards. It's mission statement is to create a safe environment for all students in an atmosphere of open communication and mutual respect.
Moore Chamber of Commerce: The Moore Chamber of Commerce benefits both the businesses and people of Moore. The Chamber maintains an office with a full-time staff, answers questions about our community, and works to help make Moore an even better place to live and work. Check its Business Directory for Moore businesses and services.
Moore Economic Development Authority: Moore has much to offer to both businesses and individuals relocating to Moore. Check out the wealth of information that the Moore Economic Development Authority has on our dynamic city.