Business Environment

Whether you are starting up a new business, moving a business, or looking at expanding sales, here is a collection of key  information most businesses need regarding the Vinita business environment.

Local Tax Information

Sales Tax Rates
-  Vinita City Sales Tax:            3.00%
-  Craig County Sales Tax:        2.00%
-  Oklahoma State Sales Tax:   4.50%
-  Total Retail Sales Tax:           9.50%

Source:  Craig County Courthouse and Oklahoma Tax Commission

Top 10 Employers in Vinita, OK

1)  Grand River Dam Authority - GRDA

Operates 3 hydroelectric facilities, 2 reservoirs and GRDA Energy Center (power plant). Headquarters is in Vinita,

Employed FTE = 577

2)  Home of Hope, Inc.

Non-profit corporation serving people with developmental and other disabilities,

Employed FTE - 350

3)  Saint Francis Hospital at Vinita

Formerly Craig General Hospital, St. Francis serves Craig County and surrounding area,

Employed FTE = 280

4)  Oklahoma Forensic Center - OFC

The largest inpatient behavioral health facility in the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services system.  Capacity of 200 beds outside Vinita.

Employed FTE = 275

5)  Vinita Public Schools

Local public school system with 2 elementary campuses, 1 middle school, 1 high school and 1 alternative academy,

Employed FTE = 200

6)  REC Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative

Member-owned business that delivers competitively-priced electric power to Vinita and surrounding area, 

Employed FTE = 180

7)  KAMO Power (KS, AR, MO, OK)

Generation and transmission cooperative serving 17 member distribution co-ops in Northeast Oklahoma and Southwest Missouri.  Headquarters is in Vinita.

Employed FTE = 170

8)  Wal-Mart Supercenter - Vinita #50

Serving Vinita and surrounding residents with household goods, groceries, bakery, pharmacy, auto and fuel.

Employed FTE = 170

9)  Cherokee Nation Vinita Health Center

Community clinic, wellness center and dental center serving the local area.

Employed FTE - 150

10)  HyPro Incorporated

Industrial manufacturer of precision machined components (CNC).  The Vinita location is the newest of five manufacturing locations in the US.

Employed FTE = 50

*Note:  FTE stands for Full Time Equivalent where two 20hr/week employees equals one full-time 40hr/week employee equivalent.


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Vinita Area Chamber of Commerce

Misty Hayes, Executive Director

128 South Wilson Street

Vinita, OK 74301

Phone:  (918) 256-7133

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Vinita Industrial

Development Authority

Misty Bingham, Economic & Community Development Coordinator

104 E. Illinois Ave.

Vinita, OK 74301
Phone:  918-418-3631

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City of Vinita

Brian Prince, City Clerk

104 E. Illinois Ave.

Vinita, OK 74301

Phone:  (918) 256-6468

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