1984-1989: A Look At Successful Abatement of Adult Oriented Business Nuisances in Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City is a city of over 650 square miles within city limits with an MSA population is nearly 750,000. In the early 1980’s Oklahoma City had a disproportionately large number of “Adult Oriented businesses.” The economy of the ‘80s, in Oklahoma, helped pave the way for these businesses to thrive. The oil industry was in peak production and with massive exploration and production and state’s population grew with an influx of oil field workers and support personnel. The salaries paid were often far above the national average in like industries and entertainment businesses grew rapidly in a symbiotic relation to the oil boom.