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Where is Tulsa, OK?

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Tulsa is a city found in Oklahoma, The United States Of America. It is located 36.15 latitude and -95.99 longitude and it is situated at elevation 226 meters above sea level.

Tulsa has a population of 391,906 making it the 2nd biggest city in Oklahoma. It operates on the CDT time zone, which means that it follows the same time zone as Oklahoma City.

Quick facts

Country The United States Of America
State Oklahoma
Population 391,906
Elevation 226 m over sea level
Time Zone CDT
Longitude -95.992770
Latitude 36.153980

tulsa description
Tulsa, Oklahoma, is the state's cultural and arts center.
Located to the northeast of Oklahoma City and situated on the Arkansas River at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, Tulsa is a combination of Old West charm and a modern, cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Voted one of "America's Most Liveable Large Cities," it rivals Miami Beach for the largest concentration of art deco architecture in the U.S.
Tulsa boasts a wide variety of worldclass museums including the Philbrook Museum and the Air and Space Museum. In addition, it's home to numerous performing arts venues, annual festivals and a growing collection of engaging public monuments and sculptures.

  • Is this the nation's 7-11 capital? Tulsa has more convenience stores on street corners than all cities in the U.S. per capita.
  • Here's a crazy law. In Tulsa you must be supervised by a licensed engineer to open a soda pop bottle!
  • Here's another one. It's against the law to bring an elephant into downtown Tulsa.
  • Tulsa's Gardners Used Books, Music & Comics is Oklahoma's biggest book store. It's loaded with bargains and worth an entire day of exploration for avid readers.
tulsa attractions
  • Tulsa Air and Space Museum
    The Tulsa Air and Space Museum allows visitors to explore over 19,000 square feet of exhibits highlighting Tulsa's aviation history.
    From vintage aircraft to a full-dome planetarium, the museum offers hands-on activities, educational and entertaining shows, collections of photos and documents, World War II exhibits and the Pearl Harbor survivors' exhibit.
    BOK Center
    The BOK Center, or Bank of Oklahoma Center, is a 19,999-seat splendid arena and a primary indoor sports arena, as well as an event venue.
    Designed to accommodate a host of concerts, hockey games, arena football and basketball games, the Center is the pride of this Sooner State city.
    Great musical names have already graced the sleek centerpiece of downtown Tulsa with their presence, including The Eagles, Celine Dion and Elton John, with many more on the way.
    Tulsa Raceway Park
    Tulsa Raceway Park is a quarter-mile IHRA drag strip located on the site of the old Tulsa International Raceway.
    Welcoming anyone who loves drag racing and racing in general, Tulsa Raceway Park is home to numerous high stakes, high profile auto events.
    Featuring a 10,000 fan seating capacity, 10 staging lanes, and a Musco designed track, this racetrack is sure to get the adrenaline flowing! Sooners are dedicated race fans, and all visiting race enthusiasts will feel right at home during their Oklahoma vacation by visiting this rip-roaring, professional track.


Tulsa has a population of around 398082, of which 193337 (48%) are male and 204745 (51%) are female. The average age of the inhabitants of Tulsa is 36.71, meaning that the average person is below the national median age of 37. For every male, there are approximately 1.06 females, meaning that the population is relatively evenly distributed between males and female(s).

Of Tulsa's 398082 residents, around 367661 (92.40%) identify as having a single race. The majority of the population is white, which consists of 65.10% of the population. Of the remaining population, 60042 are black/African Americans (15.10%), 17013 are native Americans (4.30%), 11094 are asians (2.80%), 431 are pacific islanders (0.10%), 19827 are other (5.00%).

The median income of households in Tulsa is $42284.00, meaning that most of the households are above the poverty threshold for families of three. Of the total population, 10.00% of households reported an annual income of less than $10,000.

Tulsa, OK Zipcodes

The city of Tulsa has 35 zipcodes recognized by the United States Census Bureau: 74008, 74012, 74014, 74015, 74021, 74037, 74055, 74073, 74103, 74104, 74105, 74106, 74107, 74108, 74110, 74112, 74114, 74115, 74116, 74117, 74119, 74120, 74126, 74127, 74128, 74129, 74130, 74132, 74133, 74134, 74135, 74136, 74137, 74145, 74146.

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.