South Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Population in July 2007: 17,377.
Males: 8,432  (48.5%)
Females: 8,945  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  32.3 years
Oklahoma median age:  35.5 years

Zip code: 74008

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,932 (it was $43,557 in 2000)
South Tulsa:

$53,932
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,174 (it was $18,936 in 2000)

South Tulsa CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $119,948 (it was $75,300 in 2000)
South Tulsa:

$119,948
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $149,117; Detached houses: $158,822; Townhouses or other attached units: $841,481; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $63,048; Mobile homes: $60,228; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $57,210
South Tulsa races chart
  • White alone - 13,181 (78.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 1,645 (9.8%)
  • Two or more races - 872 (5.2%)
  • Hispanic - 632 (3.8%)
  • Black alone - 303 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 89 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 14 (0.08%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.01%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in South Tulsa: 141.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 94.4 square miles.

Population density: 184 people per square mile   (very low).

South Tulsa, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in South Tulsa:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Tulsa CCD:

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 65.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

South Tulsa CCD:  1.0% ($734)
Oklahoma:  0.8% ($523)
South Tulsa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Broken Arrow, OK (11.4 miles , pop. 74,859).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (14.4 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (221.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Bixby, OK (2.0 miles ), Glenpool, OK (2.1 miles ), Liberty, OK (2.2 miles) , Jenks, OK (2.6 miles ), Kiefer, OK (2.7 miles ), Mounds, OK (2.8 miles ), Winchester, OK (3.1 miles ), Sapulpa, OK (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 35.92 N, Longitude: 95.93 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 918

South Tulsa household income distribution South Tulsa home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

Work and jobs in South Tulsa: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in South Tulsa, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

South Tulsa-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 183% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1960, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the South Tulsa place center killed 5 people and injured 81 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/24/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the place center killed 7 people and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Tulsa-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 215.9 miles away from South Tulsa center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 216.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 123.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 340.6 miles away from South Tulsa center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 160.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tulsa County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 12, Winter Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Fires: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near South Tulsa:

  • SOUTHTOWN NURSING AND VENTILATOR CARE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BIXBY, OK)
  • GLENNWOOD HEALTHCARE, INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GLENPOOL, OK)
  • CARTER HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; TULSA, OK)
  • RIVERSIDE HEALTH CARE CENTER I (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; JENKS, OK)
  • GRACE LIVING CENTER-JENKS (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; JENKS, OK)
  • SAINT FRANCIS HOSPITAL SOUTH Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; TULSA, OK)
  • UNIVERSITY VILLAGE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; TULSA, OK)

Amtrak station near South Tulsa:

  • 17 miles: TULSA (GREYHOUND STA., 317 S. DETROIT ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Tulsa:

  • Oral Roberts University (about 9 miles; Tulsa, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,216)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 13 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 12,480)
  • University of Tulsa (about 16 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,702)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (about 21 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 3,243)
  • Rogers State University (about 33 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 3,482)
  • Northeastern State University (about 54 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 66 miles; Stillwater, OK; FT enrollment: 21,700)

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Notable locations in South Tulsa: Liberty Area Fire Protection (A), Bixby Fire Department Station 1 (B), Glenpool Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Spartan Family Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in South Tulsa include: Leonard Christian Fellowship Church (A), Glenpool Christian Church (B), Faith Free Will Baptist Church (C), Elwood Missionary Church (D), Calvary Baptist Church (E), Saint Clements Catholic Church (F), Midwest Agape Chapel (G), Jehovahs Witnesses (H), First United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bixby Cemetery (1), Snake Creek Cemetery (2), Sanger Cemetery (3), Duck Creek Cemetery (4), Twin Mounds Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Oknoname 143011 Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Snake Creek (A), Duck Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tulsa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.210. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.210
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 7.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.79
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.698. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.698
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.62
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00620. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00620
U.S.:

0.01468
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.4%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

6.4%
Whole state:

14.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.4%
Whole state:

6.1%
111 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
155 people in nursing homes in 2000
10 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

South Tulsa compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for South Tulsa CCD (based on Tulsa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.91%
Here: 56.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents34.2%20.5%12.8%3.8%3.1%
Congregations22.5%9.2%4.5%7.8%3.5%
NameChurches of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Episcopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.0%2.3%2.0%1.8%16.5%
Congregations7.2%4.5%3.5%2.3%35.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 88
Tulsa County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 30
Tulsa County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 166
Tulsa County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 489
Here:

8.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Tulsa County:

27.3%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

6.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,704 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($226 average AGI)
Tulsa County:

0.02%
Oklahoma average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wagoner County, OK  0.55% ($35,370 average AGI)
from Rogers County, OK  0.48% ($33,228)
from Creek County, OK  0.45% ($34,811)


6.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,341 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($299 average AGI)
Tulsa County:

0.05%
Oklahoma average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wagoner County, OK  0.59% ($42,268 average AGI)
to Creek County, OK  0.46% ($41,897)
to Rogers County, OK  0.43% ($45,036)

Strongest AM radio stations in South Tulsa:

  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KAKC (1300 AM; 5 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KYAL (1550 AM; 3 kW; SAPULPA, OK; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KCFO (970 AM; 3 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: FRIENDSHIP BROADCASTING, L. P.)
  • KXTD (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WAGONER, OK; Owner: GAYTAN-GALVAN LIMITED LIABILITY COMP)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KGTO (1050 AM; 1 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: KJMM, INC.)
  • KTFX (1340 AM; 1 kW; SAND SPRINGS, OK; Owner: K95.5, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KOKL (1240 AM; 1 kW; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: REGENCY RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Tulsa:

  • KJMM (105.3 FM; BIXBY, OK; Owner: KJMM, INC.)
  • KHTT (106.9 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KNYD (90.5 FM; BROKEN ARROW, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KXBL (99.5 FM; HENRYETTA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KJSR (103.3 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTSO (94.1 FM; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KWGS (89.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TULSA)
  • KMYZ-FM (104.5 FM; PRYOR, OK; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBEZ (92.9 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KMOD-FM (97.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRAV-FM (96.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWEN (95.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVOO-FM (98.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KIZS (92.1 FM; BROKEN ARROW, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXOJ-FM (100.9 FM; SAPULPA, OK; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KQCV-FM (95.1 FM; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KQLL-FM (106.1 FM; OWASSO, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRTQ (102.3 FM; SAND SPRINGS, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTBT (101.5 FM; COLLINSVILLE, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KCXR (100.3 FM; TAFT, OK; Owner: KXOJ INC.)

TV broadcast stations around South Tulsa:

  • KJRH (Channel 2; TULSA, OK; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOED-TV (Channel 11; TULSA, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KOTV (Channel 6; TULSA, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.)
  • KWHB (Channel 47; TULSA, OK; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • KGEB (Channel 53; TULSA, OK; Owner: UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTPX (Channel 44; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: PAXSON TULSA LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTFO (Channel 41; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOKI-TV (Channel 23; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWBT (Channel 19; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: TULSA COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K39CW (Channel 39; TULSA, OK; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTZT-LP (Channel 29; TULSA, OK; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KOPE-LP (Channel 51; TULSA, OK; Owner: COPELAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLOT-LP (Channel 25; TULSA, OK; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K15DA (Channel 15; TULSA, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • K69GO (Channel 69; TULSA, OK; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDOR (Channel 17; BARTLESVILLE, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KRSC-TV (Channel 35; CLAREMORE, OK; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF OKLAHOMA COLLEGES)
  • K04NZ (Channel 4; TULSA, OK; Owner: GERALD BROTHERS)
  • K33EK (Channel 33; TULSA, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
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