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Tulsa County, Oklahoma
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Tulsa County
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oklahoma
Oklahoma's location in the U.S.
Seat Tulsa
Largest city Tulsa
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

587 sq mi (1,520 km²)
570 sq mi (1,477 km²)
17 sq mi (43 km²), 2.85%
Population
 - (2008 est.)
 - Density

591,982
988/sq mi (381/km²)
Founded 1850
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Tulsa County Courthouse.jpg
Website www.tulsacounty.org

Tulsa County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2008, the population was 591,982. Its county seat is Tulsa.[1]

Contents

Geography and climate

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 587 square miles (1,520 km²), of which, 570 square miles (1,477 km²) of it is land and 17 square miles (43 km²) of it (2.85%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Monthly Normal and Record High and Low Temperatures
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Rec High °F 79 90 96 102 96 103 112 110 109 98 87 80
Norm High °F 46.5 52.9 62.4 72.1 79.6 88 93.8 93.2 84.1 74 60 49.6
Norm Low °F 26.3 31.1 40.3 49.5 59 67.9 73.1 71.2 62.9 51.1 39.3 29.8
Rec Low °F -8 -11 -3 22 35 49 51 52 35 18 10 -8
Precip (in) 1.6 1.95 3.57 3.95 6.11 4.72 2.96 2.85 4.76 4.05 3.47 2.43
Source: USTravelWeather.com [1]

Transportation

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 563,299 people, 226,892 households, and 147,252 families residing in the county. The population density was 988 people per square mile (381/km²). There were 243,953 housing units at an average density of 428 per square mile (165/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 75.02% White, 10.95% Black or African American, 5.20% Native American, 1.62% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 2.77% from other races, and 4.40% from two or more races. 5.97% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 226,892 households out of which 32.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.10% were married couples living together, 12.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.10% were non-families. 29.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.03.

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1910 34,995
1920 109,023 211.5%
1930 187,574 72.0%
1940 193,363 3.1%
1950 251,686 30.2%
1960 346,038 37.5%
1970 401,663 16.1%
1980 470,593 17.2%
1990 503,341 7.0%
2000 563,299 11.9%

In the county, the population was spread out with 26.30% under the age of 18, 10.00% from 18 to 24, 30.40% from 25 to 44, 21.60% from 45 to 64, and 11.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 94.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $38,213, and the median income for a family was $47,489. Males had a median income of $35,495 versus $25,680 for females. The per capita income for the county was $21,115. About 8.70% of families and 11.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.60% of those under age 18 and 8.30% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Unincorporated communities

NRHP sites

The following sites in Tulsa County are listed on the National Register of Historic Places:

  • 66 Motel, Tulsa
  • Ambassador Hotel, Tulsa
  • Bishop Kelley High School
  • Boston Avenue United Methodist Church, Tulsa
  • Boulder-on-the-Park, Tulsa
  • Brady Heights Historic District, Tulsa
  • Broken Arrow Elementary--Junior High School, Broken Arrow
  • Cain's Dancing Academy, Tulsa
  • Circle Theater, Tulsa
  • Clinton-Hardy House, Tulsa
  • Tulsa Convention Hall, Tulsa
  • Cosden Building, Tulsa
  • Creek Council Tree Site, Tulsa
  • Dawson School, Tulsa
  • Carl K. Dresser House, Tulsa
  • Eleventh Street Arkansas River Bridge, Tulsa
  • Fort Arbuckle Site, Sand Springs
  • Gillette Historic District, Tulsa
  • Gillette-Tyrell Building, Tulsa
  • Haskell State School of Agriculture, Broken Arrow
  • Holy Family Cathedral, Rectory, and School, Tulsa
  • Hooper Brothers Coffee Company Building, Tulsa
  • Robert Lawton Jones House, Tulsa
  • Maple Ridge Historic Residential District, Tulsa
  • Mayo Hotel, Tulsa
  • James H. McBirney House, Tulsa
  • McFarlin Building, Tulsa
  • Robert M. McFarlin House, Tulsa
  • B. W. McLean House and Office, Jenks
  • Mincks-Adams Hotel, Tulsa
  • Moore Manor, Tulsa
  • Oklahoma Natural Gas Company Building, Tulsa
  • Page Memorial Library, Sand Springs
  • Foster B. Parriott House, Tulsa
  • Petroleum Building, Tulsa
  • Philcade Building, Tulsa
  • Phillips 66 Station 473, Tulsa
  • Waite Phillips Mansion, Tulsa
  • Philtower, Tulsa
  • Pierce Block, Tulsa
  • Public Service of Oklahoma Building, Tulsa
  • Riverside Historic Residential District, Tulsa
  • Riverside Studio, Tulsa
  • Sand Springs Power Plant, Sand Springs
  • Sinclair Service Station, Tulsa
  • William G. Skelly House, Tulsa
  • Southwestern Bell Main Dial Building, Tulsa
  • St. John Vianney Training School for Girls, Tulsa
  • Swan Lake Historic District, Tulsa
  • Tracy Park Historic District, Tulsa
  • Tribune Building, Tulsa
  • Tulsa Fire Alarm Building, Tulsa
  • Tulsa Municipal Building, Tulsa
  • United States Post Office and Courthouse, Tulsa
  • James Alexander Veasey House, Tulsa
  • Vickery Phillips 66 Station, Tulsa
  • Westhope, Tulsa
  • White City Historic District, Tulsa
  • Yorktown Historic District, Tulsa

References

External links

Coordinates: 36°07′N 95°56′W / 36.12°N 95.94°W / 36.12; -95.94


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Tulsa County, Oklahoma
Map
File:Map of Oklahoma highlighting Tulsa County.png
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Map of the USA highlighting Oklahoma
Oklahoma's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1850
Seat Tulsa
Largest City Tulsa
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 2.85%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

563299
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Website: www.tulsacounty.org

Tulsa County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population was 563,299. Its county seat is Tulsa and is the most densely populated county in Oklahoma.GR6

Contents

Geography and Climate

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,520 km² (587 sq mi). 1,477 km² (570 sq mi) of it is land and 43 km² (17 sq mi) of it (2.85%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Monthly Normal and Record High and Low Temperatures
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Rec High °F 79 90 96 102 96 103 112 110 109 98 87 80
Norm High °F 46.5 52.9 62.4 72.1 79.6 88 93.8 93.2 84.1 74 60 49.6
Norm Low °F 26.3 31.1 40.3 49.5 59 67.9 73.1 71.2 62.9 51.1 39.3 29.8
Rec Low °F -8 -11 -3 22 35 49 51 52 35 18 10 -8
Precip (in) 1.6 1.95 3.57 3.95 6.11 4.72 2.96 2.85 4.76 4.05 3.47 2.43
Source: USTravelWeather.com [1]

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 563,299 people, 226,892 households, and 147,252 families residing in the county. The population density was 381/km² (988/sq mi). There were 243,953 housing units at an average density of 165/km² (428/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 75.02% White, 10.95% Black or African American, 5.20% Native American, 1.62% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 2.77% from other races, and 4.40% from two or more races. 5.97% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 226,892 households out of which 32.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.10% were married couples living together, 12.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.10% were non-families. 29.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the county, the population was spread out with 26.30% under the age of 18, 10.00% from 18 to 24, 30.40% from 25 to 44, 21.60% from 45 to 64, and 11.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 94.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $38,213, and the median income for a family was $47,489. Males had a median income of $35,495 versus $25,680 for females. The per capita income for the county was $21,115. About 8.70% of families and 11.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.60% of those under age 18 and 8.30% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Unincorporated Communities

NRHP Sites

The following sites in Tulsa County are listed on the National Register of Historic Places:

External links

Coordinates: 36°07′N 95°56′W / 36.12, -95.94

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Tulsa County, Oklahoma
Map

Location in the state of Oklahoma

Oklahoma's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1850 but, the first census was not until 1910
Seat Tulsa
Largest City Tulsa
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

587 sq mi (1,520 km²)
570 sq mi (1,477 km²)
17 sq mi (43 km²), 2.85%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

563,299
988/sq mi (381/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website: www.tulsacounty.org

Tulsa County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population was 563,299. The county seat is Tulsa and it is the most heavily populated county in Oklahoma.

Contents

=Bordering counties

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Cities and towns

Unincorporated Communities

NRHP Sites

The following sites in Tulsa County are listed on the National Register of Historic Places:

  • 66 Motel, Tulsa
  • Ambassador Hotel, Tulsa
  • Bishop Kelley High School
  • Boston Avenue United Methodist Church, Tulsa
  • Boulder-on-the-Park, Tulsa
  • Brady Heights Historic District, Tulsa
  • Broken Arrow Elementary--Junior High School, Broken Arrow
  • Cain's Dancing Academy, Tulsa
  • Circle Theater, Tulsa
  • Clinton-Hardy House, Tulsa
  • Tulsa Convention Hall, Tulsa
  • Cosden Building, Tulsa
  • Creek Council Tree Site, Tulsa
  • Dawson School, Tulsa
  • Carl K. Dresser House, Tulsa
  • Eleventh Street Arkansas River Bridge, Tulsa
  • Fort Arbuckle Site, Sand Springs
  • Gillette Historic District, Tulsa
  • Gillette-Tyrell Building, Tulsa
  • Haskell State School of Agriculture, Broken Arrow
  • Holy Family Cathedral, Rectory, and School, Tulsa
  • Hooper Brothers Coffee Company Building, Tulsa
  • Robert Lawton Jones House, Tulsa
  • Maple Ridge Historic Residential District, Tulsa
  • Mayo Hotel, Tulsa
  • James H. McBirney House, Tulsa
  • McFarlin Building, Tulsa
  • Robert M. McFarlin House, Tulsa
  • B. W. McLean House and Office, Jenks
  • Mincks-Adams Hotel, Tulsa
  • Moore Manor, Tulsa
  • Oklahoma Natural Gas Company Building, Tulsa
  • Page Memorial Library, Sand Springs
  • Foster B. Parriott House, Tulsa
  • Petroleum Building, Tulsa
  • Philcade Building, Tulsa
  • Phillips 66 Station 473, Tulsa
  • Waite Phillips Mansion, Tulsa
  • Philtower, Tulsa
  • Pierce Block, Tulsa
  • Public Service of Oklahoma Building, Tulsa
  • Riverside Historic Residential District, Tulsa
  • Riverside Studio, Tulsa
  • Sand Springs Power Plant, Sand Springs
  • Sinclair Service Station, Tulsa
  • William G. Skelly House, Tulsa
  • Southwestern Bell Main Dial Building, Tulsa
  • St. John Vianney Training School for Girls, Tulsa
  • Swan Lake Historic District, Tulsa
  • Tracy Park Historic District, Tulsa
  • Tribune Building, Tulsa
  • Tulsa Fire Alarm Building, Tulsa
  • Tulsa Municipal Building, Tulsa
  • United States Post Office and Courthouse, Tulsa
  • James Alexander Veasey House, Tulsa
  • Vickery Phillips 66 Station, Tulsa
  • Westhope, Tulsa
  • White City Historic District, Tulsa
  • Yorktown Historic District, Tulsa

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