Tulsa County, Oklahoma Population 2021

Tulsa County, Oklahoma's estimated population is 659,290 with a growth rate of 0.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tulsa County, Oklahoma is the 3rd largest county in Oklahoma. The 2010 Population was 604,973 and has seen a growth of 8.98% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021659,2903,8690.59%
2020655,4213,8690.59%
2019651,5523,8690.60%
2018647,6831,2460.19%
2017646,4374860.08%
2016645,9515,4810.86%
2015640,4709,5521.51%
2014630,9187,2131.16%
2013623,7058,5241.39%
2012615,1815,9770.98%
2011609,2044,2310.70%
2010604,973101,63220.19%
1990503,34132,7486.96%
1980470,59368,93017.16%
1970401,66355,62516.07%
1960346,03894,35237.49%
1950251,68658,32330.16%
1940193,3635,7893.09%
1930187,57478,55172.05%
1920109,02374,028211.54%
191034,99513,30261.32%
190021,6930.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.59%
County Website
Founded
1907
County Seat
2010 Population
604,973
Growth (since 2010)
8.98%
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Tulsa County, Oklahoma Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White452,79970.05%
Black or African American65,03610.06%
Two or More Races50,9737.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native32,4375.02%
Some Other Race22,8173.53%
Asian21,7243.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6330.10%
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Tulsa County, Oklahoma Population by Race

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Population Pyramid 2021

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Tulsa County, Oklahoma Median Age

35.7


Total

34.4


Male

36.9


Female

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Adults

There are 482,773 adults, (90,495 of whom are seniors) in Tulsa County, Oklahoma.

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Sex Ratio

Female

330,910

51.19%

Male

315,509

48.81%

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Population by Age

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tulsa County, Oklahoma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78%22%
All58.8%41.2%
Male47.8%52.2%
Non Family44%56%
Female38.9%61.1%

58.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All252,6612.5358.8
Married113,5673.2478
Non Family93,1731.2544
Female32,8803.3438.9
Male13,0413.4347.8

3.18

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Tulsa County, Oklahoma Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade17,6974.17%
9th to 12th Grade27,3116.43%
High School Graduate107,74725.36%
Some College99,63723.45%
Associates Degree37,3128.78%
Bachelors Degree90,82721.38%
Graduate Degree44,35410.44%
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Tulsa County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White291,483273,279107,327
Hispanic39,52824,2774,783
Black38,95834,8227,381
Multiple Races23,29620,9816,244
Native American19,76417,2704,581
Asian13,53910,5205,148
Other Race11,8356,028886
Islander45324316

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.02%.

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,308$45,405$31,620
Less Than High School$24,670$28,388$17,943
High School Grad$30,463$35,671$23,982
Some College$35,961$44,610$29,980
Bachelors Degree$50,398$64,236$40,698
Graduate Degree$63,352$85,390$51,130

$38,308

Average Earnings

$45,405

Average Male

$31,620

Average Female

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Language by Age

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Tulsa County, Oklahoma Language

85.41% of Tulsa County, Oklahoma residents speak only English, while 14.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.15% of the population.

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Language

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White394,64138,9559.87%
Hispanic81,26919,52224.02%
Black63,51918,76229.54%
Multiple50,26410,67021.23%
Other22,6216,57229.05%
Native31,9925,29416.55%
Asian21,4373,93118.34%
Islander62519831.68%

14.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.55%

Male Poverty Rate

16.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tulsa County, Oklahoma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tulsa County, Oklahoma is Islander, with 31.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tulsa County, Oklahoma is White, with 9.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.57%.

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.71%
High School15.72%
Some College10.59%
Bachelors or Greater4.35%

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.00%
Male Unemployed33.05%
Female Employed8.34%
Male Employed5.87%

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,517$79,911
Families$70,665$96,537
Married Families$87,655$114,903
Non Families$34,999$48,565
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Income by Household Type

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Married by Age and Sex

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Tulsa County, Oklahoma Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Marital Status by Race

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Tulsa County, Oklahoma Marital Status

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37,136

Number of Veterans

34,173

Male Veterans

2,963

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam12,855
Second Gulf War7,397
First Gulf War7,182
Korea3,025
World War II1,294

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 749,480
35 to 549,148
75+8,362
55 to 646,388
18 to 343,758

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White30,3288.60%
Black2,9416.35%
2 or More1,7846.15%
Indian1,5066.44%
Hispanic1,2912.63%
Asian3462.16%
Other2111.46%
Hawaiian204.17%

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Veterans by Race

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Veterans by Education

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7.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Veterans by Education

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66.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Employment by Age

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Tulsa County, Oklahoma Employment by Race

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Tulsa County, Oklahoma Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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57.34%

Born in Oklahoma

91.11%

Native Born

8.89%

Foreign Born

5.89%

Non Citizen

3.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.11% of Tulsa County, Oklahoma residents were born in the United States, with 57.34% having been born in Oklahoma. 5.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Tulsa County, Oklahoma Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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