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Tulsa County, Oklahoma (OK)

County population in 2014: 629,598 (95% urban, 5% rural); it was 563,299 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 104,709
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 42,801
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 140,131
Renter-occupied apartments: 94,227 (it was 86,761 in 2000)
% of renters here:

38%
State:

33%

Land area: 570 sq. mi.

Water area: 16.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 1104 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tulsa County: 87.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (31.2%), Educational, health and social services (18.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Tulsa County, Oklahoma:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (65.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (11.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (10.6%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (5.7%)
  • Two or more races (5.0%)
  • Asian alone (2.3%)
Median resident age:  35.0 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.0 years
Males: 307,222  (48.8%)
Females: 322,376  (51.2%)
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Tulsa County,OK real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Tulsa County:

2.0 people
Oklahoma:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $51,287 ($38,213 in 1999)

This county:

$51,287
Oklahoma:

$48,568

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $650 (lower quartile is $501, upper quartile is $836)
This county:

$650
State:

$590


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $147,900 (it was $85,000 in 2000)
Tulsa:

$147,900
Oklahoma:

$126,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $95,700 - $226,100

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $195,726
Here:

$195,726
State:

$173,810

Townhouses or other attached units: $272,495
Here:

$272,495
State:

$191,686

In 2-unit structures: $103,265
Here:

$103,265
State:

$118,774

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $90,238
Here:

$90,238
State:

$110,010

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $152,353
Here:

$152,353
State:

$141,223

Mobile homes: $51,265
Here:

$51,265
State:

$70,204

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $84,808
Here:

$84,808
State:

$76,419
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,272
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $435

Institutionalized population: 5,670

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 28
  • Assaults: 183
  • Burglaries: 328
  • Thefts: 687
  • Auto thefts: 156

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 6
  • Rapes: 13
  • Robberies: 25
  • Assaults: 183
  • Burglaries: 349
  • Thefts: 958
  • Auto thefts: 154
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Health of residents in Tulsa County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
69.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
48.3% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
63.5% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
61.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 196 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 165 pounds. This is about average.
37.9% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 2883 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2005: 3304 buildings, average cost: $159,700
  • 2006: 3044 buildings, average cost: $183,000
  • 2007: 2968 buildings, average cost: $183,000
  • 2008: 1914 buildings, average cost: $191,100
  • 2009: 1859 buildings, average cost: $178,800
  • 2010: 1623 buildings, average cost: $185,900
  • 2011: 1458 buildings, average cost: $203,200
  • 2012: 1965 buildings, average cost: $191,000
  • 2013: 2087 buildings, average cost: $211,400
  • 2014: 2005 buildings, average cost: $220,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,768 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,362 (1.1%)

Tulsa County household income distribution in 2009 Tulsa County home values distribution Tulsa County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 16.2%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.5% for Black residents, 29.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.4% for American Indian residents, 31.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 35.4% for other race residents, 25.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 16.2%
Tulsa County:

16.2%
Oklahoma:

16.1%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.5% for Black residents, 29.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.4% for American Indian residents, 31.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 35.4% for other race residents, 25.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 35 years old
(Males: 34 years old, Females: 36 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 30 years old, Asian residents: 31 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 25 years old)

Area name: Tulsa, OK HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tulsa County is $495 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $605 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $799 a month.

Cities in this county include: Tulsa, Broken Arrow, Owasso, Sand Springs, South Tulsa, Bixby, North Tulsa, Jenks, Glenpool, Collinsville.

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

2012 air pollution in Tulsa County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.213 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Lead: 0.0063 µg/m3 (standard limit: 1.5 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.033 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 26.3 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.7 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Chowan County, North Carolina , Jefferson County, Tennessee , Noble County , Nash County, North Carolina , Rogers County , Scott County, Tennessee , Wilkes County, North Carolina .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 34,049
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 30,230 (31% naturalized citizens)

Tulsa County:

5.4%
Whole state:

3.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 11,906
  • 1990 to 1994: 5,543
  • 1985 to 1989: 3,639
  • 1980 to 1984: 2,850
  • 1975 to 1979: 2,297
  • 1970 to 1974: 950
  • 1970 to 1974: 818
  • 1965 to 1969: 2,227
Note: State values scaled to Tulsa County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 94.2%

Tulsa County marital status for males Tulsa County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 163,932
  • One, attached: 7,414
  • Two: 4,572
  • 3 or 4: 9,704
  • 5 to 9: 13,254
  • 10 to 19: 16,100
  • 20 or more: 21,366
  • Mobile homes: 7,304
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 307

Housing units in Tulsa County with a mortgage: 88,505 (9,967 second mortgage, 6,087 home equity loan, 201 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 37,629

Here:

70.2% with mortgage
State:

62.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Tulsa County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant213,615545
Mainline Protestant85,250103
Catholic49,14423
Other17,31049
Black Protestant12,22629
Orthodox7785
None225,080-
Tulsa County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 88
Tulsa County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
Here:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 30
This 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.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 489
This county:

8.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Tulsa County:

9.4%
Oklahoma:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Tulsa County:

27.3%
State:

29.2%

Agriculture in Tulsa County:

Average size of farms: 132 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $20,447
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $388.74
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 56.69%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 26.65%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $25,246
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 29.27%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.42%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $25,803
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.46%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.34
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.41%
All wheat for grain: 2458 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 4162 harvested acres
Vegetables: 149 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 5,492 acres

Earthquake activity:

Tulsa County-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 105.1 miles away from Tulsa County 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 219.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 219.8 miles away from the county 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 132.1 miles away from the county 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 348.3 miles away from Tulsa County 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 167.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 05, 2015 to June 22, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4222: May 26, 2015, FEMA Id: 4222, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Oklahoma 265th West Fire, Incident Period: August 05, 2011 to August 10, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 05, 2011, FEMA Id: 2946, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Oklahoma Turley Fire, Incident Period: August 02, 2011 to August 08, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 02, 2011, FEMA Id: 2944, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1985: May 13, 2011, FEMA Id: 1985, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3316: February 02, 2011, FEMA Id: 3316, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 28, 2010 to January 30, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3308: January 30, 2010, FEMA Id: 3308, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 24, 2009 to December 25, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1876: February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: 1876, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 08, 2007 to January 03, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1735: December 18, 2007, FEMA Id: 1735, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 08, 2007 to January 03, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3280: December 10, 2007, FEMA Id: 3280, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: January 12, 2007 to January 26, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1678: February 01, 2007, FEMA Id: 1678, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 22 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Tulsa County (32) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 13, Winter Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Fires: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (44%)
  • Vietnam (6%)
  • India (4%)
  • United Kingdom (3%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Korea (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Tulsa County (%):

  • German (14%)
  • United States or American (12%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Tulsa County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 218,997 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 33,571 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,077 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 48 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 10 (0%)
  • Railroad: 3 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 7 (0%)
  • Taxi: 306 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 321 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 435 (0%)
  • Walked: 5,015 (2%)
  • Other means: 1,653 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 8,612 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Tulsa County, Oklahoma in 2000:

  • 3,668 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 3,587 people in nursing homes
  • 1,399 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 1,008 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 496 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 248 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 232 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 210 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 207 people in halfway houses
  • 186 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 169 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 150 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 131 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 108 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 83 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 51 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 45 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 35 people in religious group quarters
  • 29 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 21 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 20 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 17 people in other group homes
  • 16 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 10 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 7 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

People in group quarters in Tulsa County, Oklahoma in 2010:

  • 3,112 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2,721 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,595 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 655 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 505 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 253 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 234 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 165 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 122 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 119 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 105 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 92 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 88 people in state prisons
  • 37 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 14 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $59,328.

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%

3.15% relocated from other counties in Oklahoma ($17,936 average AGI)
2.89% relocated from other states ($20,542 average AGI)
Tulsa County:

2.89%
Oklahoma average:

3.02%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


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)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.22% ($42,338)
from Osage County, OK  0.21% ($29,157)
from Okmulgee County, OK  0.13% ($40,035)
from Payne County, OK  0.12% ($30,362)


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%

3.07% relocated to other counties in Oklahoma ($18,915 average AGI)
3.01% relocated to other states ($23,128 average AGI)
Tulsa County:

3.01%
Oklahoma average:

2.90%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


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)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.28% ($36,071)
to Osage County, OK  0.24% ($32,812)
to Cleveland County, OK  0.12% ($27,745)
to Harris County, TX  0.11% ($69,226)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.4
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 15.6

Births per 1000 population in Tulsa County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Tulsa County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 7.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Tulsa County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Tulsa County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Tulsa County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 82,371 (68,647 aged, 13,724 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 18,264 (11%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Tulsa County, Oklahoma in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (6,760)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (5,366)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (5,177)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (4,259)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (3,572)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (3,371)
  • Unspecified dementia (3,006)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (2,544)
  • Congestive heart failure (2,212)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (1,622)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.88
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,631
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 335
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34,009

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,644
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 955
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 54
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 112

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 87.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 60.0
  • Cut/Pierce - 9.5
  • Other - 18.3

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 155.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 88.8
  • Poisoning - 29.4
  • Suffocation - 29.1
  • Other - 8.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 593,586
  • In family households: 486,744 (105,729 male householders, 48,355 female householders)
    109,594 spouses, 175,807 children (161,023 natural, 4,738 adopted, 10,046 stepchildren), 12,829 grandchildren, 5,805 brothers or sisters, 4,422 parents, 7,331 other relatives, 13,702 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 106,842 (41,297 male householders (32,323 living alone)), 46,356 female householders (39,944 living alone)), 19,189 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 9,817 (5,670 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 66,092 2-persons, 35,492 3-persons, 29,260 4-persons, 14,240 5-persons, 5,666 6-persons, 3,334 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 72,267 1-person, 12,878 2-persons, 1,692 3-persons, 531 4-persons, 182 5-persons, 58 6-persons, 45 7-or-more-persons.

95,860 married couples with children.
38,083 single-parent households (7,182 men, 30,901 women).

91.6% of residents of Tulsa County speak English at home.
5.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (74% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $3,013,175,000 ($5,294 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $236,045,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,341,402,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $684,936,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,896,000
Federal grants: $486,102,000
Federal procurement contracts: $261,180,000 ($145,261,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $232,661,000 ($42,737,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,427,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $341,399,000
Federal Government insurance: $439,026,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 49,116
Here:

86 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 27,513
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

52 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +9,603
Here:

+17 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -21,774
Here -38 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Tulsa County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.66 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 1,548
  • 2010 to 2013: 10,998
  • 2000 to 2009: 34,066
  • 1990 to 1999: 31,911
  • 1980 to 1989: 41,184
  • 1970 to 1979: 56,069
  • 1960 to 1969: 32,637
  • 1950 to 1959: 37,144
  • 1940 to 1949: 13,193
  • 1939 or earlier: 21,105
Note: State values scaled to Tulsa population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Tulsa County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Tulsa County population
  • 1 room: 172
  • 2 rooms: 825
  • 3 rooms: 3,469
  • 4 rooms: 9,490
  • 5 rooms: 33,436
  • 6 rooms: 40,291
  • 7 rooms: 23,587
  • 8 rooms: 14,423
  • 9+ rooms: 14,438
  • 1 room: 4,066
  • 2 rooms: 9,479
  • 3 rooms: 19,934
  • 4 rooms: 21,971
  • 5 rooms: 17,752
  • 6 rooms: 9,013
  • 7 rooms: 2,797
  • 8 rooms: 948
  • 9+ rooms: 801
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Tulsa County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Tulsa County population
  • no bedroom: 519
  • 1 bedroom: 3,293
  • 2 bedrooms: 24,951
  • 3 bedrooms: 81,240
  • 4 bedrooms: 26,644
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3,484
  • no bedroom: 5,023
  • 1 bedroom: 30,789
  • 2 bedrooms: 30,091
  • 3 bedrooms: 18,507
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,015
  • 5+ bedrooms: 336
Cars and other vehicles available in Tulsa County, Oklahoma in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Tulsa County population
  • no vehicle: 4,816
  • 1 vehicle: 39,981
  • 2 vehicles: 67,127
  • 3 vehicles: 21,169
  • 4 vehicles: 5,634
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,404
  • no vehicle: 12,550
  • 1 vehicle: 46,251
  • 2 vehicles: 23,088
  • 3 vehicles: 3,802
  • 4 vehicles: 768
  • 5+ vehicles: 302

48% of Tulsa County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 41% lived in Oklahoma.

Tulsa County:

47.7%
State average:

52.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 321,145
  • Northeast: 17,900
  • Midwest: 77,498
  • South: 75,040
  • West: 37,011

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $81,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Tulsa County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (87.0%)
  • Electricity (10.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)
  • Utility gas (49.4%)
  • Electricity (48.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7,727
Here:

11.4%
Oklahoma:

6.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3,684
Here:

11.8%
Oklahoma:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10,295
Here:

36.5%
Oklahoma:

16.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Tulsa County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $141,931,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $29,915,000
    Health - Other: $19,465,000
    Libraries: $16,919,000
    Financial Administration: $12,552,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,738,000
    Police Protection: $8,759,000
    General - Other: $8,180,000
    Regular Highways: $8,070,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,317,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,174,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,981,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,814,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $1,125,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,087,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $920,000
    Parking Facilities: $398,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $374,000
    Local Fire Protection: $58,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $15,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $69,154,000
    Corporate Bonds: $48,065,000
    Benefit Payments: $8,556,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $4,604,000
    Withdrawals: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $24,735,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $2,932,000
    Regular Highways: $860,000
    Police Protection: $450,000
    General - Other: $411,000
    Correctional Institutions: $347,000
    Parks and Recreation: $237,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $223,000
    Health - Other: $208,000
    Financial Administration: $137,000
    Central Staff Services: $108,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $84,000
    General Public Building: $6,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $4,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $59,914,000

Tulsa County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $7,373,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,326,000
    Parking Facilities: $300,000
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $16,255,000
    From Parent Local Government: $5,737,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,612,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,392,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,587,000
    All Other: $2,079,000
    Health and Hospitals: $745,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $21,760,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $16,001,000
    Rents: $1,040,000
    Special Assessments: $515,000
    Sale of Property: $307,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,430,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,945,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000,000
    All Other: $1,265,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $91,535,000
    Property: $73,837,000
    NEC: $3,959,000

Tulsa County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $435,845,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $403,825,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $353,331,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $343,390,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $72,910,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $53,847,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $43,906,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,890,000

Tulsa County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $297,522,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $35,794,000
    Total Federal Securities: $17,434,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $238,157,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $409,925,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 10,852
  • Number of aged recipients: 952
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 9,900
  • Number of recipients under 18: 2,349
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 6,784
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 1,719
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 3,501
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 5,269
Tulsa County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Tulsa County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 172 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4,811$131,7873,825$154,84911,237$155,9591,497$48,48845$2,227,5561,264$106,074272$24,779
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED215$130,349235$157,8171,073$134,780108$39,9540$067$82,70154$58,074
APPLICATIONS DENIED474$117,021557$132,8693,685$137,361863$31,8853$584,333355$74,907108$61,148
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN490$126,957392$154,1843,036$148,761212$71,0382$7,612,500174$98,89719$68,579
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS89$130,18090$189,322842$150,60037$119,2430$035$109,4576$54,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 150 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED619$181,586531$177,3659$171,222
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED145$172,441156$187,51911$108,727
APPLICATIONS DENIED82$197,18388$176,7844$212,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN38$177,34241$184,0982$99,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS19$145,94715$165,0004$132,250

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Tulsa County, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3,23479.1 years
William2,94974.7 years
James2,94072.0 years
John2,92674.0 years
Robert2,26971.2 years
Charles1,99273.2 years
George1,47275.2 years
Ruth1,21180.4 years
Helen1,20879.9 years
Dorothy1,19276.9 years
Most common last names in Tulsa County, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,80874.9 years
Johnson1,26475.0 years
Jones1,12373.0 years
Brown1,03875.3 years
Williams1,03674.9 years
Davis84074.0 years
Wilson75374.8 years
Miller75176.3 years
Moore62775.2 years
Taylor57775.1 years
Businesses in Tulsa County, OK
NameCountNameCount
ALDI2Kincaid3
ALDO1Kmart2
AMF Bowling1Kohl's2
AT&T21La Quinta4
Abercrombie & Fitch1La-Z-Boy2
Abercrombie Kids1Lane Bryant2
Academy Sports + Outdoors2Lane Furniture8
Ace Hardware5LensCrafters2
Advance Auto Parts7Little Caesars Pizza7
Aeropostale2Long John Silver's6
American Eagle Outfitters4Lowe's5
Ann Taylor3Macy's2
Apple Store1Marriott10
Applebee's6Marshalls2
Arby's25MasterBrand Cabinets29
Audi1Maurices2
AutoZone10Mazda1
Avenue1McDonald's31
BMW1Men's Wearhouse1
Bakers1Motel 62
Banana Republic2Motherhood Maternity7
Barnes & Noble2New Balance10
Baskin-Robbins3New York & Co1
Bath & Body Works4Nike12
Baymont Inn1Nissan3
Bed Bath & Beyond3Office Depot5
Best Western4Old Navy2
Blockbuster14Olive Garden3
Brookstone1On The Border2
Budget Car Rental3Outback3
Burger King9Outback Steakhouse3
CVS6Pac Sun2
Cache1Panda Express3
CarMax1Panera Bread6
Carl\s Jr.4Papa John's Pizza6
Casual Male XL1Payless8
Catherines2Penske6
Charlotte Russe2PetSmart4
Chevrolet5Pier 1 Imports2
Chick-Fil-A6Pizza Hut11
Chico's2Plato's Closet1
Chipotle2Popeyes4
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pottery Barn1
Church's Chicken5Pottery Barn Kids1
Cinnabon 1Qdoba Mexican Grill5
Clarion1Quality2
Coldwater Creek1Quiznos8
Comfort Inn2RadioShack10
Comfort Suites2Red Lobster2
Cracker Barrel1Red Robin2
Cricket Wireless25Red Roof Inn1
Curves6Ruby Tuesday1
DHL4Rue212
Dairy Queen1Ryan's Grill1
Days Inn4SAS Shoes1
Deb2SONIC Drive-In37
Decora Cabinetry1Saks Fifth Avenue1
Dennys1Sam's Club2
Domino's Pizza9Sears6
DressBarn2Sephora1
Dressbarn2Shoe Carnival2
Econo Lodge2Sleep Inn2
Eddie Bauer1Soma Intimates1
Express2Spencer Gifts1
Extended Stay America1Sprint Nextel7
Famous Footwear5Staples2
Fashion Bug1Starbucks25
FedEx114Steak 'n Shake2
Finish Line2Studio 61
Firestone Complete Auto Care5Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
Foot Locker2Subaru1
Ford4Subway68
Forever 211Super 85
Fredericks Of Hollywood1T-Mobile24
GNC6T.G.I. Driday's3
GameStop7T.J.Maxx1
Gap3Taco Bell11
Goodwill3Talbots2
Gymboree1Target5
H&R Block20The Cheesecake Factory1
Haworth1The Limited1
Hilton12Toyota2
Hobby Lobby3Toys"R"Us3
Holiday Inn10True Value2
Hollister Co.1U-Haul21
Home Depot4U.S. Cellular16
Honda2UPS143
Hot Topic2Vans8
IHOP4Verizon Wireless3
J. Jill1Victoria's Secret2
J.Crew1Village Inn5
JCPenney3Volkswagen1
Jack In The Box1Waffle House4
Jamba Juice2Walgreens25
JoS. A. Bank1Walmart15
Jones New York10Wendy's11
Journeys2Wet Seal1
Justice3Whole Foods Market1
KFC10YMCA7

Tulsa County on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"