B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    NG
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$124,100
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$743
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%

Tulsa Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    586
    0
  • Murder
    14
    0
  • Rape
    91
    41
  • Robbery
    213
    0
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,373
    1
  • Theft
    3,170
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    660
    0

Residents

Diversity
NG
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$42,284
National
$53,889
Children
21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%
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I love my city! Tulsa a very diverse town with hundreds of activities to do! Our local sports teams include the Tulsa Drillers minor league baseball team and the Tulsa Oilers hockey team. There is also a variety of restaurants ranging from southern comfort food to extraordinary five star dining. There are also many activities always going on in the metro area. However, what really makes Tulsa one of the most lovely cities is the people! As a community we are always willing to come together and lend a helping hand to anyone.
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Tulsa is a good place to go to school, start a family and put down roots. There is a decent amount of things to do, and there are new restaurants and entertainment opportunities popping up all the time! There is a great art scene here, a lot of artists, photographers, sculptors, and plenty of art centers, galleries, and museums, such as Philbrook Museum of Art and the Gilcrease Museum or the Living Arts Center of Tulsa. There are so many parks here, I can't even name them all! Therefore, it makes for a great place to live if you love the outdoors. Tulsa is a big city with a small town feel, as I have always said and I have heard many other people say. We have some great colleges, such as the University of Tulsa, and smaller community colleges such as Tulsa Community College. It's definitely worth a visit to see if this is the place for you!
I absolutely adore Tulsa. The mid-sized city has a small town feel due to its thriving culture and pride. Tulsa always has new small businesses popping up and bringing fresh ideas to the area. Also, the music scene is phenomenal. From jazz to punk rock, there's venues galore for music groups to share their passion. Lastly, the food is unbelievable. My favorite feature is our obsession with food trunks! Food trucks of every type of food from American to Asian-French fusion. Tulsa has something for every adventurer.