CITY OF TULSA STATISTICS
The City of Tulsa is located in northeastern Oklahoma and is Oklahoma’s second largest urban area. According to census data released February 15, 2011, Tulsa County has a population of 603,403. Census reports revealed the population was 69.2% Caucasian, 10.7% African American, 11% Hispanic or Latino origin, 6% American Indian, 2.3% Asian, , and 5.85% two or more races.
From 1998 to 2011, the Oklahoma Domestic Violence Fatality Review Board identified 1,059 homicides (an average of 81 deaths per year) resulting from domestic violence that occurred in Oklahoma. There were 219 deaths (20.6% of the state total) reported for Tulsa County in that time frame. While only16% of the state population, Tulsa accounted for 21% of the fatalities. Oklahoma is currently ranked 11th in women murdered by men according to the Violence Policy Center (Washington DC) report issued in September, 2011. There were more than 21,000 domestic violence calls to the Tulsa County 911 system in 2011.