Tulsa, OK
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Living in Tulsa


Tulsa is a large city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 401,190 people and 126 constituent neighborhoods, Tulsa is the second largest community in Oklahoma.

Tulsa is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Tulsa is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tulsa who work in office and administrative support (12.12%), sales jobs (10.80%), and management occupations (9.08%).

One thing noticeable about Tulsa, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Tulsa is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Tulsa a great place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun. In fact, Tulsa is one of the top larger cities in America for educated single professionals to flock.

Of the large cities in America, Tulsa is one of the most car-oriented. This is reflected in the urban landscape, which features highways, wide streets, parking lots, and shopping centers of all sizes. It is also reflected in the statistics: 83.54% of people in Tulsa drive to work in their own car everyday, most often alone. So, if you're going to live in Tulsa, you'll need to learn to love driving. Alternative forms of transportation aren't very widely used or supported.

In terms of college education, Tulsa is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.50% of adults in Tulsa have a college degree.

The per capita income in Tulsa in 2018 was $30,970, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $123,880 for a family of four. However, Tulsa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Tulsa is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Tulsa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tulsa residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Tulsa also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.55% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tulsa include German, Irish, English, European, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Tulsa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.