Tulsa, OK Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 179,491 housing units in Tulsa. This represents a 1.9% growth from 176,211 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 178,282 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 1,209 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Tulsa is about 55.6%. Tulsa's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.6%. Average household size is 2.31 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Tulsa were built after 1968.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.10%
One Bedroom19.40%
Two Bedrooms27.60%
Three Bedrooms38%
Four Bedrooms10.30%
Five Bedrooms or more1.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.43
Median year structure was built1964
Median Value of occupied units$83,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$73,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.16
Median year structure was built1973
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$457

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage7.50%
Home Equity Loan4.40%
Simple Mortgage54.30%
Debt Free33.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.4%