Coming in at number fourteen in our Top US Cities to Open a Food Truck is Tulsa, OK.
Settled in the 1836 by the Lochapoka and Creek Indian tribes, Tulsa Oklahoma was the central hub of the early US oil industry and the birthplace of Route 66. Centuries later, why wouldn’t it become one of the best cities in the United States to start a food truck in 2014?
Tulsa is the second-largest city in the U.S. state of Oklahoma and 46th-largest city in the United States. With a population of 393,987 it is the principal municipality of the Tulsa Metropolitan Area, a region with 951,880 residents in the MSA and 1,122,259 in the CSA. The city serves as the county seat of Tulsa County, the most densely populated county in Oklahoma, and extends into Osage, Rogers, and Wagoner counties.
Tulsans enjoy 227 days of sunshine a year and an average daily temperature of 61 degrees, and continually changing conditions occur in the city during all four seasons.
The city boasts a widely diversified business base, including aerospace, telecommunications, manufacturing, construction, high technology, healthcare, education, transportation and energy. It is one of “America’s Most Livable Communities,” and is known as the Mecca for arts in Oklahoma.
Specifically regarding food trucks, Tulsa has opened their arms to the mobile food industry, hosting community and city sponsored food truck events for the nearly 20 food trucks in operation. One of the best attributes Tulsa food trucks receive from opening here is the low cost of fees. A full service food truck can expect to be charged $145 per year by the city with the state charging an additional $350.
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