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Apartment Living in Oklahoma
Oklahoma, meaning "land of the red man," takes great pride in their people and their state's history. It's a unique state, so much so, that there are Broadway songs and musicals written about it. Years ago when Rodgers and Hammerstein wrote the lyrics: "Oklahoma, where the wind comes sweeping down the plain and the waving wheat can sure smell sweet when the wind comes right behind the rain," little did they know how big of a role this song would play in this state's image and in the minds of most Americans. This show stopping state has a great selection of apartments in a price range that will have you singing and dancing!
Many an Oklahoma resident has made it rich in oil and natural gas in the past. If singing a good tune is more to your liking, Oklahoma also has several singers and songwriters that have found inspiration and fame here as well. Woody Guthrie, Garth Brooks, Reba McEntire and Patti Page have all sung the praises of their home state at one time or another.
It's out in the wide-open spaces that Oklahoma has made its mark in agriculture with wheat, cotton and well-fed cattle. Oklahoma residents were a big part of creating this state's cowboy culture and a rich history of cattle drives and horseback riding can still be seen today. So whether you're looking for open skies or city life, Oklahoma can offer you just the right apartment not too far from all the joys of casual country living.
There is so much to see and do in Oklahoma. The Will Rogers Memorial, the Cherokee Cultural Center and the National Cowboy Hall of Fame are all things you won't want to miss. Oklahoma offers everything from horse racing to bingo. Their college sports teams are well-known across the nation and with this state's great climate; you'll want to partake in few activities yourselves.
With all this to offer, Oklahoma is also one of the most affordable states in the nation. Oklahoma comes in at number two as having the lowest cost of living "sweeping down the plain." It's a great place to find an apartment that is at least 20 percent below the national average.
Oklahoma City Apartments
Centered right in the heart of Oklahoma is Oklahoma City. The state's largest city has more than half a million residents living in homes and apartments scattered throughout the city. Years ago, oil and natural gas were this state's most important resources, but that is not so true today. As the capital of Oklahoma, this booming city is now the state's financial center. A career here can make life very affordable. Sit back and enjoy your apartment in Oklahoma City; it's affordable and the surrounding areas are an easy commute to downtown. Apartments start at as low as $490 a month.
Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma and they too enjoy their amenities. The best thing about those amenities is that housing comes at a very affordable 41 percent below the national average. Apartments at this price combined with museums, the ballet, parks and great urban amenities make Tulsa the second most popular place to live. An apartment in Tulsa starts around $515.