Tulsa Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Tulsa is 411,905. 26.71% is under 18, while 15.39% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 6.61% of the population was five years old or younger, 26.71% were 18 years or younger and 26.74% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 50.84% female and 49.16% male.

Tulsa Housing

According to the US Census, Tulsa has 194,402 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Tulsa was 89.48%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $172,000

Tulsa Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 66.71% of Tulsa's population. Residents of the city who were Some Other Race Alone, made up 9.81% of the total population.

Other racial groups include American Indian And Alaska Native Alone, constituting 5.20% of the city's population and Asian Alone at 3.47%

White Alone51.81%
Black Or African American Alone14.89%
Some Other Race Alone9.81%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone5.20%
Asian Alone3.47%
White Black Or African American1.42%

How Educated is Tulsa

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 21.8% of Tulsa residents had a bachelor's degree, while 13.5% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 35.30% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Tulsa CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher91.0%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher38.2%
Some College Or Associates Degree34.1%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency25.2%
Bachelors Degree21.8%
Some College No Degree20.4%

Average Income in Tulsa

The median household income in Tulsa is $51,008. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $51,008.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $65,552 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $87,930.

A closer examination of the income groups of Tulsa households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $35,000 and $49,999 (14.1%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (6.0%). 9.9% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$87,930
Nonfamily households$35,623