SquareOzark is a thriving community that is experiencing rapid growth in the residential and commercial areas. In fact, the city is located in the most rapidly grHighwayowing county in Missouri, and having grown at a record pace of $119% over the last 10 years, it’s no wonder that the city of Ozark is the 15th fastest growing city in the state.  With projections of growth well into the future, Ozark understands the importance of working with businesses to help them continue to grow and prosper.

Ozark offers a small-town feel, but with all the amenities of being in a metropolitan area.  As part of the Springfield metro area, Ozark received high marks from bizjournals in their “Best Quality of Life” ranking – which placed the Springfield metropolitan area #40 of 124 mid-sized metropolitan areas on the list. Whether you are interested in nature and the outdoors, shopping, culture, history, thrilling amusement parks, or a serene lake for fishing, there is a place for you in southwest Missouri.

Ozark’s Data

Population | 18,871 (City of Ozark)
Current Unemployment Rate | 4.4% (Christian County)
Current Total Workforce | 236,041 (Springfield MSA)

Top Employers



Ozark School District 798
Wal-Mart 285
Lamberts 237
City of Ozark 192
Christian County 188
Lowe’s 155
HealthMedX 154
Tracker Marine 120
OTC Richwood Valley Campus 59
Ozark Bank 52

Ozark Public Schools

Enrollment 5,455
Graduation Rate 96.4%



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