Demographic Snapshot

Resident Population: 4,227
Workforce Population: 40,191
Businesses: 1,629

Major Employers: AEP/Public Service Company of Oklahoma; AT&T; Bank of Oklahoma Financial; City of Tulsa, ONEOK and OneGas; OSU-Tulsa Medical Center, Tulsa County, Tulsa Community College, City of Tulsa; and Williams Companies

Downtown Development Highlights

  • Downtown property values (real and personal) have increased 7% per year since 2008 (prior to BOK Center and ONEOK Field).This represents a 50% gain in value.
  • Downtown attracted nearly $1 billion ($998 million) in private and public investment since 2008 in the form of projects announced, under way or recently completed.
  • Venues for the arts/new collections: The Bob Dylan Center, Oklahoma POP Museum – both planned
  • New hotels recently completed and under construction: Hampton Inn & Suites (completed 2017); Tulsa Club Building, Santa Fe Square/Hotel Indigo, Residence Inn
  • Office Buildings: One Place Phase One 18-story single-tenant; One Place Phase Two 5-story new construction (Denver Building)
  • Churches: First Presbyterian Church, First Baptist Church and First United Methodist Church major additions
  • Public spaces and new projects – TRACE light program at Center of the Universe; Arbor Park; Centennial Chapman Green

Major public investment: BOK Center, $220 million; ONEOK Field, $39 million; Tulsa Convention Center remodel and expansion, $52 million

Infrastructure improvements: Inner-dispersal loop, $75 million; I-244 multi-modal bridge, $78 million; Boulder Bridge reconstruction, $8.2 million

Event Venues: BOK Center, ONEOK Field, Tulsa PAC, Cox Convention Center, Cain’s Ballroom, Brady Theater, Guthrie Green, The Vanguard

Colleges and Universities: Oklahoma State University – Tulsa and Langston University – Tulsa; Tulsa Community College downtown metro campus; OSU Center for Health Sciences; University of Tulsa Oxley College of Health and Sciences

Medical facilities: OSU Medical Center; OSU Physicians Houston Parke Clinic; Downtown Tulsa Eyecare; two dental practices; Nate Waters Physical Therapy Clinic.