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Tulsa GENERAL POPULATION
Total Population in Tulsa, OK
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Tulsa, OK was 393,049.
Tulsa Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Tulsa was 189,937, which represents 48.3 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).
Male Population, Married in Tulsa, OK
There are an estimated 78,805 married men in the town. 53.2 percent of men over 15 years old in Tulsa are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.
The estimated female population in Tulsa is 203,112 which is 51.7 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).
Female Population, Married in Tulsa, Oklahoma
There are an estimated 78,036 married women in the community. 47.8 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.
Median Age in Tulsa, OK
The median age of people living in Tulsa, OK was 34.5 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)
At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Tulsa was 28,318. There were 295,709 people above the age of 18, which represents 75.2 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 12.9 percent of the population (50,508) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.
One Race Percent in Tulsa, OK
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Tulsa, OK was 375,749.
White Population in Tulsa, OK
The estimated White population in the Tulsa community is 275,488, which is 70.1 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).
Black Population in Tulsa, Oklahoma
The estimated Black/African American population is 60,794, which is 15.5 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).
American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Tulsa, OK
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Tulsa, OK was 18,551.
Asian Population in Tulsa, Oklahoma
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 7,150.
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Tulsa, OK
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Tulsa was an estimated 202.
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 13,564, while those of “two or more races” was 17,300 at the time of the last census.
The Hispanic population in the Tulsa community was 28,111, or 7.2 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).
Household Population in Tulsa, OK
The household population number in Tulsa was 382,616.
Group Quarters Population in Tulsa, OK
Group Quarters population in the community was 10,433.
Average Household Size in Tulsa, OK
The average household size in Tulsa is 2.31 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).
Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 2.98 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).
Total Housing Units in Tulsa, OK
At the time of the last census survey, there were 179,405 total housing units in Tulsa.
The number of occupied housing units was 165,743, or 92.4 of the total units in town. Of these, 92,234 were owner-occupied (55.6), and 73,509 were renter-occupied (44.4, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 13,662 vacant homes in Tulsa at the time of the last complete survey.
Median Home Values in Tulsa, Oklahoma
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 84,699, with a median value in dollars of 83,600.
Monthly Owner Costs in Tulsa, OK
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $837 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Tulsa, average costs per month were $270 (national average was $295).
High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 213,667 people in the community had a high school degree, or 84.4 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).
Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Tulsa, Oklahoma
71,568 people in Tulsa also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 28.3 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).
Civilian Veterans in Tulsa, OK
The number of Civilian Veterans in Tulsa was 39,807, or 13.4 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).
Disability Status in Tulsa, OK
In 2000, there were 73,839 people in Tulsa, OK listed as disabled.
Foreign Born in Tulsa, OK
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 36,209 people in Tulsa who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 9.9 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.
Percentage In Labor Force in Tulsa, Oklahoma
There were 202,164 in the labor force in Tulsa at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 66 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Tulsa was 18.6 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.
Median Household Income in Tulsa, OK
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $35,316. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.
Median Family Income in Tulsa, OK
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $44,518. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.
Per Capita Income in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Per capita income in Tulsa in the last full census was 21,534. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.
Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Tulsa numbered 10,840, or 10.9 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.
Individuals below the poverty level in Tulsa, OK
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 54,121, or 14.1 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.
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