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Tulsa, OK (Oklahoma) Houses and Residents

Tulsa,OK index of house prices

Total population: 399,682 (Urban population: 390,406, Rural population: 2,645 (9 farm, 2,636 nonfarm))

Houses: 187,765 (165,545 occupied: 81,546 owner occupied, 83,999 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

51%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,028 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $135,225.

Median contract rent in 2016: $437 (lower quartile is $351, upper quartile is $547)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $819


Median gross rent in Tulsa, OK in 2016: $511

Housing units in Tulsa with a mortgage: 49,832 (1,186 second mortgage, 2,587 home equity loan, 70 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 31,714

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $75,157

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $50,304

Median monthly housing costs: $803


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Tulsa, Oklahoma Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $130,100 (it was $81,900 in 2000)
Tulsa:

$130,100
Oklahoma:

$132,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $82,600 - $211,500

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $191,411
Here:

$191,411
State:

$177,953

Townhouses or other attached units: $152,966
Here:

$152,966
State:

$186,815

In 2-unit structures: $228,396
Here:

$228,396
State:

$232,846

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $63,970
Here:

$63,970
State:

$94,065

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $434,126
Here:

$434,126
State:

$296,567

Mobile homes: $31,042
Here:

$31,042
State:

$67,465

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $19,982
Here:

$19,982
State:

$40,791
Median year house/condo built: 1968

Median year apartment built: 1975

Household type by relationship:

Households: 403,622
  • In family households: 310,420 (46,785 male householders, 48,038 female householders)
    61,273 spouses, 119,674 children (111,587 natural, 2,128 adopted, 5,959 stepchildren), 8,230 grandchildren, 4,734 brothers or sisters, 4,157 parents, 8,307 other relatives, 9,222 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 86,347 (34,110 male householders (27,194 living alone)), 36,612 female householders (31,669 living alone)), 15,625 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 6,855

Size of family households: 42,355 2-persons, 20,752 3-persons, 16,739 4-persons, 9,309 5-persons, 3,437 6-persons, 2,231 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 58,863 1-person, 10,225 2-persons, 1,210 3-persons, 351 4-persons, 40 5-persons, 33 6-persons.

49,189 married couples with children.
41,017 single-parent households (10,671 men, 30,346 women).

82.0% of residents of Tulsa speak English at home.
13.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (37% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 43,766 (10.8%)
(26.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Tulsa, Oklahoma:

  • 223no bedroom
  • 1,4171 bedroom
  • 13,5932 bedrooms
  • 46,3283 bedrooms
  • 16,1644 bedrooms
  • 3,8215+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Tulsa population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tulsa, Oklahoma:

  • 3,504no bedroom
  • 26,5891 bedroom
  • 28,5332 bedrooms
  • 22,0993 bedrooms
  • 2,7084 bedrooms
  • 5665+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Tulsa population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Tulsa in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 1,572no vehicle
  • 25,4961 vehicle
  • 34,7452 vehicles
  • 14,0163 vehicles
  • 4,4614 vehicles
  • 1,2565+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Tulsa population

Cars and other vehicles available in Tulsa in renter-occupied apartments

  • 13,015no vehicle
  • 43,5361 vehicle
  • 21,0412 vehicles
  • 4,7343 vehicles
  • 1,3924 vehicles
  • 2815+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Tulsa population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Tulsa, Oklahoma:

  • 01 room
  • 2012 rooms
  • 1,7423 rooms
  • 5,5854 rooms
  • 17,3215 rooms
  • 21,0226 rooms
  • 12,1067 rooms
  • 9,6538 rooms
  • 13,9169+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Tulsa population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tulsa, Oklahoma:

  • 3,1571 room
  • 5,0592 rooms
  • 18,7943 rooms
  • 21,8254 rooms
  • 16,4895 rooms
  • 11,2316 rooms
  • 4,5287 rooms
  • 1,6998 rooms
  • 1,2179+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Tulsa population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Tulsa, OK household income distribution

  • Tulsa, OK household income distribution
  • 16,292Less than $10,000
  • 9,610$10,000 to $14,999
  • 10,714$15,000 to $19,999
  • 10,143$20,000 to $24,999
  • 9,256$25,000 to $29,999
  • 10,102$30,000 to $34,999
  • 9,624$35,000 to $39,999
  • 9,157$40,000 to $44,999
  • 7,965$45,000 to $49,999
  • 12,859$50,000 to $59,999
  • 15,429$60,000 to $74,999
  • 13,899$75,000 to $99,999
  • 10,595$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6,150$125,000 to $149,999
  • 6,494$150,000 to $199,999
  • 7,256$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Tulsa, OK

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Tulsa, OK
  • 562Less than $10,000
  • 817$10,000 to $14,999
  • 493$15,000 to $19,999
  • 940$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,233$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,181$30,000 to $34,999
  • 737$35,000 to $39,999
  • 2,238$40,000 to $49,999
  • 2,517$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,916$60,000 to $69,999
  • 4,234$70,000 to $79,999
  • 5,894$80,000 to $89,999
  • 3,723$90,000 to $99,999
  • 10,654$100,000 to $124,999
  • 8,023$125,000 to $149,999
  • 7,984$150,000 to $174,999
  • 4,693$175,000 to $199,999
  • 5,744$200,000 to $249,999
  • 4,560$250,000 to $299,999
  • 4,200$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,608$400,000 to $499,999
  • 2,642$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1,006$750,000 to $999,999
  • 493$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 160$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 294$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Tulsa, OK

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Tulsa, OK
  • 2,311Less than $100
  • 639$100 to $149
  • 1,347$150 to $199
  • 2,097$200 to $249
  • 1,281$250 to $299
  • 1,350$300 to $349
  • 1,163$350 to $399
  • 3,702$400 to $449
  • 6,897$450 to $499
  • 6,379$500 to $549
  • 7,614$550 to $599
  • 8,377$600 to $649
  • 7,070$650 to $699
  • 5,076$700 to $749
  • 5,746$750 to $799
  • 7,462$800 to $899
  • 4,140$900 to $999
  • 4,481$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,429$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,031$1,500 to $1,999
  • 415$2,000 to $2,499
  • 323$2,500 to $2,999
  • 244$3,000 to $3,499
  • 44$3,500 or more
  • 3,381No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 9,5992010 or later
  • 16,4392000 to 2009
  • 9,4081990 to 1999
  • 5,4451980 to 1989
  • 2,5641970 to 1979
  • 2,320Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Tulsa population
Tulsa commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 4,714
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 22,661
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 35,689
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 44,984
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 32,813
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 9,666
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 16,529
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,418
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,984
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3,633
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 3,143
  • 90 or more minutes: 2,237
Tulsa, OK Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 92.1%
Number of people working at home: 7,385 (4.0% of all workers)

Tulsa mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 233,456 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 26,153 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,670 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 255 (0%)
  • Taxi: 4,504 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 539 (0%)
  • Walked: 2,679 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 7,385 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 18,350
 German: 13,153
 Irish: 10,582
 English: 9,864
 European: 4,131
 Italian: 2,969
 Scottish: 2,599
 Scotch-Irish: 1,660
 French (except Basque): 1,268
 African: 1,113
 Norwegian: 973
 British: 930
 Dutch: 916
 Polish: 903
 Swedish: 677
 Russian: 621
 Welsh: 551
 Greek: 528
 Eastern European: 439
 Czech: 415
 Scandinavian: 404
 Haitian: 348
 Nigerian: 290
 Iranian: 272
 Ukrainian: 263
 French Canadian: 241
 Finnish: 229
 Canadian: 225
 Danish: 206
 Lebanese: 206
 Portuguese: 191
 Northern European: 171
 Arab: 170
 Czechoslovakian: 153
 Jamaican: 134
 Ethiopian: 133
 Kenyan: 129
 Hungarian: 127
 Albanian: 126
 Syrian: 118
 Austrian: 112
 Romanian: 101
 Swiss: 98
 Dutch West Indian: 97
 Pennsylvania German: 90
 Lithuanian: 87
 Ugandan: 82
 Guyanese: 81
 Slavic: 80
 Palestinian: 68
 Moroccan: 65
 Armenian: 62
 Australian: 61
 Slovak: 61
 Brazilian: 61
 Liberian: 59
 Sudanese: 57
 Slovene: 49
 Cajun: 43
 German Russian: 41
 Afghan: 37
 Belgian: 37
 Bahamian: 34
 Croatian: 31
 Turkish: 30
 West Indian: 29
 Macedonian: 25
 Estonian: 24
 Iraqi: 21
 Egyptian: 20
 South African: 19
 Israeli: 18
 Yugoslavian: 16
 Bulgarian: 15
 Zimbabwean: 13
 Celtic: 12
 Cape Verdean: 9
 Belizean: 9
 Serbian: 6
 Somali: 6
 Ghanaian: 3
 Icelander: 3
 British West Indian: 3

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

  • 53%Mexico
  • 5%Burma
  • 4%Vietnam
  • 3%Guatemala
  • 2%Honduras
  • 2%India
  • 2%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan

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

  • This state: 226,250
  • Other state: 129,402
  • Northeast: 9,583
  • Midwest: 44,644
  • South: 48,723
  • West: 26,452

79% of Tulsa residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Oklahoma.

Tulsa:

79.2%
State average:

83.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,951
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,047
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2,720
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,886
  • 9th grade: 2,012
  • 10th grade: 1,986
  • 11th grade: 2,826
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2,149
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 32,712
  • Less than 1 year of college: 8,074
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 19,080
  • Associate degree: 9,046
  • Bachelor's degree: 25,223
  • Master's degree: 8,334
  • Professional school degree: 3,023
  • Doctorate degree: 1,409

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,858
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 918
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2,120
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2,163
  • 9th grade: 2,662
  • 10th grade: 2,139
  • 11th grade: 3,018
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2,273
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 34,645
  • Less than 1 year of college: 9,805
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 22,533
  • Associate degree: 11,596
  • Bachelor's degree: 27,846
  • Master's degree: 11,058
  • Professional school degree: 2,239
  • Doctorate degree: 1,123

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.6%Males
  • 5.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 15.4%Males
  • 10.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 9.5%Males
  • 8.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 10.6%Males
  • 6.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 6.9%Males
  • 5.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 9.9%Males
  • 13.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.6%Males
  • 6.3%Females
Tulsa marital status for males
Tulsa marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 115,801
  • One, attached: 6,523
  • Two: 3,178
  • 3 or 4: 10,481
  • 5 to 9: 14,109
  • 10 to 19: 17,939
  • 20 to 49: 8,043
  • 50 or more: 8,360
  • Mobile homes: 3,139
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 192

Median worth of mobile homes: $20,700

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 2.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Tulsa:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Tulsa
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (81.3%)
  • Electricity (17.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Electricity (58.6%)
  • Utility gas (39.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Wood (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5,420
Here:

11.6%
Oklahoma:

7.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,779
Here:

14.5%
Oklahoma:

7.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7,265
Here:

34.0%
Oklahoma:

15.0%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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)