Tulsa is a large city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 403,090 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 (14.02%), sales jobs (10.90%), and management occupations (8.69%).
Also of interest is that Tulsa has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Tulsa, like many big cities in America, has a public transportation system, but the citizens of Tulsa are lucky because theirs is one of the most extensive and widely used. Many commuters choose to leave their cars at home and instead use the bus to get to and from work. In fact, for some people it is feasible to forgo car ownership entirely, avoiding the cost and headache of driving in heavy traffic. The benefits include reduced air pollution and load on the road network.
The education level of Tulsa citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.74% of adults in Tulsa have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Tulsa in 2010 was $28,104, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $112,416 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 15.37% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tulsa include Irish, English, European, and French .
The most common language spoken in Tulsa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.