Take a good look at Ardmore, Oklahoma. You’ll like what you see!


Ardmore has a Diverse & Stable Workforce

Ardmore is the home to one of the most cost-efficient Michelin tire manufacturing plants in the world. Ardmore’s location north of Dallas makes it a strategic geographic point for the distribution operations of Best Buy, Dollar Tree, and Dollar General, just to name a few.

Top Employers in Ardmore, OK Area

CompanyIndustry / DescriptionEmployee Count
Source: Ardmore Development Authority, June 2023
Michelin North AmericaManufacturer / Tires1,425
Dollar General DistributionDistribution/General Merchandise1,076
Mercy Hospital ArdmoreHealthcare / Hospital1,007
Dollar TreeDistribution / General Merchandise430
EJ Ardmore FoundryManufacturer/ Casting Products350
Dot FoodsFood Redistribution336
Best Buy WarehouseDistribution. Electronics325
Valero Ardmore RefineryEnergy/ Petroleum Products280
AAF FlandersAir Filter Manufacturer & Distribution200
Noble Research InstitutePlant Biology/ Agricultural Science199

A Central & Efficient Location for Your Business

You won’t experience traffic congestion or delays in Ardmore. There is no such thing as “rush hour.” Most employees are less than 15 minutes from work. Those with longer commutes simply choose to live in other parts of Southern Oklahoma or North Texas and drive to work in Ardmore.

Commute Time for Carter County Labor Force
Source: 2022 American Community Survey, Updated March 2024
Less than 15 minutes
15-29 minutes
30-44 minutes
45-59 minutes
60 minutes or more

A Thriving Business & Employment Economy

Ardmore, OK is a growing city and home to many major employers and manufacturers.

2018 Labor Study

In November 2017 the Ardmore Development Authority partnered with Site Selection Group, a Dallas-based location advisory firm, to evaluate the community’s strengths and weaknesses in regard to attracting new industry. Information for the study was gathered from various data sources, most importantly employer interviews and a workforce survey that was distributed and available for approximately six weeks.