Currently, the City of Durant is searching for an Economic Development Director to continue the collaborative leadership, success of the program and partnership with Durant Industrial Authority.
The City of Durant serves as the largest City and County Seat for Bryan County in Southeast Oklahoma. The Durant Industrial Authority was established by the City Council in 1964 as the Durant Industrial Foundation. The City of Durant, Durant Industrial Authority and the Chamber of Commerce work together to recruit, entice and promote the City of Durant to prospective businesses and industry.
The City of Durant’s population is approximately 17,286 covering 26.76 square miles. The City’s median age is 32 and an average household income of $49,382. Through the efforts of the Durant Industrial Authority of the past twenty years, the City’s population has grown 33% and the monthly sales tax average has increased 120%. In addition, the average Per Capita Personal Income has increased 46% of the past 13 years.
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