Tulsa, Oklahoma Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

The Tulsa City population has a diverse racial makeup. While the majority of the city is white, the eastern half is largely ethnically diverse. East of Highway 169 you will find a large Mexican and Asian population. The city's manufacturing industry is located in this area. The racial makeup of Tulsa differs from its surrounding areas.

Tulsa City is the oil capital of the world and once had a thriving African American community. However, in the early 20th century, the city was hit by a racial riot that left 300 dead and more than 10,000 people homeless. Since then, the city has tried to improve its image and ensure the safety of the community. In addition, it has improved its water quality and drainage.

During the racial riots of 1921, 35 blocks of downtown Tulsa burned. During this riot, hundreds of people were killed and a memorial park was opened in the area. The park commemorates the life of John Hope Franklin, a former student of Tulsa who went on to become a civil rights leader and historian. In addition, the city's Greenwood Rising history centre is dedicated to this racial riot.

The age distribution of the city's residents shows a diverse mix. Twenty-four percent were under the age of 18 while 11.9% were between the ages of 25 and 44. Twenty-one percent of households were 45-64, and 12.9% were 65 years and older. This means that many residents of Tulsa are living in poverty. The median age was 34 years old. The city's residents are white, Black, and Hispanic.