Tulsa Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Tulsa?

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There are 402,441 residents in Tulsa, with a median age of 35.2. Of this, 48.5% are males and 51.5% are females. US-born citizens make up 87.59% of the resident pool in Tulsa, while non-US-born citizens account for 4.62%. Additionally, 7.79% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 318,587 people in Tulsa currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 402,441 0.0%
Male Population 195,185 -0.2%
Female Population 207,256 0.2%
Male population 48.5%
Female population 51.5%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 35.2 0.3%
Citizen US Born 352,504 0.0%
Citizen not US Born 18,601 3.5%
Not Citizen 31,336 -1.6%
Citizen US Born 87.59%
Citizen not US Born 4.62%
Not Citizen 7.79%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 2,340 -9.2%
Moved from Same County 53,678 -3.6%
Moved from Same State 11,133 -1.2%
Moved from Different State 11,450 -2.6%
Same House as Last Year 318,587 1.0%
Moved from Abroad 0.59%
Moved from Same County 13.51%
Moved from Same State 2.8%
Moved from Different State 2.88%
Same House as Last Year 80.21%

What are the employment statistics in Tulsa?

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White-collar workers make up 77.47% of the working population in Tulsa, while blue-collar employees account for 22.53%. There are also 18,549 entrepreneurs in Tulsa (9.64% of the workforce); 138,297 workers employed in private companies (71.89%); and 18,670 people working in governmental institutions (9.71%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 149,030 0.4%
Blue Collar 43,338 -1.8%
White Collar 77.47%
Blue Collar 22.53%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 18,549 0.4%
Private Companies 138,297 -1.0%
Governmental Workers 18,670 4.4%
Not for Profit Companies 16,852 2.0%
Self Employees 9.64%
Private Companies 71.89%
Governmental Workers 9.71%
Not for Profit Companies 8.76%

How many households are there in Tulsa?

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There are a total of 163,368 households in Tulsa, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 56.52% of these Tulsa households, while non-family units account for the remaining 43.48%. Additionally, 28.9% of households have children and 71.1% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 163,368 -0.4%
Average People Per Household 2 0.4%
Family Households 92,343 -1.8%
Non-family Households 71,025 1.5%
Family Households 56.52%
Non-family Households 43.48%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 47,211 -1.5%
Households without Children 116,157 0.1%
Households with Children 28.9%
Households without Children 71.1%

What are the median and average incomes in Tulsa?

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The average annual household income in Tulsa is $75,714, while the median household income sits at $49,474 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $50,281, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $58,124. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $30,170 and $45,792, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $75,714 2.6%
Median Household Income $49,474 3.8%
People below Poverty Level 70,716 -5.8%
People above Poverty Level 319,382 1.5%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Tulsa?

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There are 187,543 housing units in Tulsa, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1972. Of the 163,368 occupied housing units in Tulsa, 51.54% are owner-occupied, while 48.46% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 57.47% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $150,900. In general, housing costs reach $866 per month in Tulsa.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 187,543 -0.1%
Median Year Built 1972 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 16,193 -4.0%
Built between 1940 and 1949 12,283 1.8%
Built between 1950 and 1959 30,833 -2.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 27,439 1.8%
Built between 1970 and 1979 38,594 -2.0%
Built between 1980 and 1989 25,402 1.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 17,875 0.6%
Built between 2000 and 2009 11,482 0.6%
Built in 2010 or Later 7,442 11.4%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 163,368 -0.4%
Owner Occupied 84,198 1.2%
Renter Occupied 79,170 -2.0%
Owner Occupied 51.54%
Renter Occupied 48.46%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 48,387 -1.3%
Without Mortgage 35,811 4.8%
Median Value with Mortgage $150,900 2.4%
Median Value without Mortgage $128,700 3.7%
Median Housing Costs per Month $866 0.6%
With Mortgage 57.47%
Without Mortgage 42.53%

What is the level of education in Tulsa?

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Approximately 34.59% of the population in Tulsa holds a high school degree (that's 105,074 residents), while 23.98% have attained a college certificate (81,977 locals) and 18.81% have a bachelor's degree (57,145 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 14,791 -2.1%
Some High School 105,074 -0.4%
Some College 81,977 1.4%
Associate Degree 24,090 5.1%
Bachelor's Degree 57,145 -2.2%
Graduate Degree 29,841 3.3%
No High School 4.87%
Some High School 34.59%
Some College 23.98%
Associate Degree 7.93%
Bachelor's Degree 18.81%
Graduate Degree 9.82%

What is the marital status of Tulsa residents?

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A total of 110,727 people in Tulsa have never been married (which represents 34.72% of the total population), while 142,635 of them are wedded (44.73%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 8,007 (2.51%) and 46,625 (14.62%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 110,727 0.7%
Married 142,635 -0.2%
Separated 8,007 6.4%
Widowed 18,910 1.1%
Divorced 46,625 -0.8%
Never Married 34.72%
Married 44.73%
Separated 2.51%
Widowed 5.93%
Divorced 14.62%

What are the most common means of transportation in Tulsa?

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The top three means of transportation people in Tulsa use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 170,029 residents commute by car, 3,366 prefer going to work by walking and 1,333 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 170,029 -1.1%
Bus or TrolleyBus 1,333 -22.1%
Subway or Elevated 41 N/A
Bicycle 455 -19.6%
Motorcycle 187 -36.2%
TaxiCab 271 -7.8%
Walk 3,366 -2.7%

What is the median and average household income in Tulsa by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
74050 436 147 $35,885.00 $38,439.00
74103 2,092 367 $67,625.00 $131,713.00
74104 11,599 5,085 $45,716.00 $66,165.00
74105 25,857 12,362 $57,072.00 $109,173.00
74106 17,104 7,212 $30,761.00 $41,689.00
74107 19,704 7,976 $45,067.00 $58,208.00
74108 7,928 3,011 $42,762.00 $62,600.00
74110 14,882 4,891 $32,487.00 $40,851.00
74112 21,261 9,103 $48,572.00 $60,682.00
74114 16,290 7,064 $76,378.00 $126,130.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 74050 74103 74104 74105 74106 74107 74108 74110 74112 74114 74115 74116 74117 74119 74120 74126 74127 74128 74129 74130 74131 74132 74133 74134 74135 74136 74137 74145 74146

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