Tulsa, Oklahoma is a large city with a population of slightly more than 401,000. The city's residents, at an average age of just under 37, skew younger than most cities in Oklahoma. In terms of housing, residents are fairly evenly split between owning (51%) and renting (49%) their residence. The average rent of $833 per month is roughly on par with the state average.
Averaging about 20 minutes, the commute time for Tulsa residents is faster than the state average of about 22 minutes. Many residents (43%) drive their car or truck to work, while public transit isn't used much. Not many workers commute on foot.
Among Tulsa residents older than 25, 20% possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. There are four primary industries in Tulsa: retail, healthcare, manufacturing, and entertainment. Combined, these industries account for 23% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 8% of residents work in sales, making it the top career path in the city. With an average annual income of nearly $62,000, Tulsa workers earn roughly the same as their peers elsewhere in the state. However, Tulsa compares less favorably to the national average of $73,345.