Tulsa is a friendly, beautiful and proud city - you will feel welcome wherever you go. It won’t take long before you call Tulsa “home.”
It’s easy to find affordable housing and friendly neighborhoods in Tulsa and its surrounding communities such as Broken Arrow, Jenks, Owasso and Sand Springs. Tulsa boasts one of the most affordable housing markets in the nation, and retail shopping is located near every neighborhood.
Resting beside the Arkansas River in northeast Oklahoma, Tulsa is known as “Green Country” for its green, rolling hills. There are four distinct seasons, and the average temperature low is 50 degrees and the high is 70 degrees.
For a number of years, Tulsa’s driving economic force was oil, earning Tulsa the nickname “Oil Capitol of the World.” While oil still plays a major role in Tulsa’s economy, business and industry have greatly diversified. Healthcare, aerospace, telecommunications and manufacturing are some of the fastest growing industries in the city today.
The beautiful BOK Center in downtown Tulsa beckons a variety of first-rate entertainers throughout the year. Fascinating festivals and the Tulsa Zoo will keep you and your family entertained, as well. Tulsa is proud of the many college, amateur and professional sports teams and events that keep the whole city cheering. You can’t miss the exceptional array of fine art, music and cultural attractions Tulsa has to offer its residents. Tulsa’s Performing Arts Center offers a variety of quality theatrical and musical performances including productions by the Tulsa Opera, Tulsa Philharmonic Orchestra and Tulsa Ballet Theatre.
You can even pursue an advanced degree from one of the four colleges and universities in Tulsa. The city also has two medical colleges – Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine – Tulsa.