Owassa itself is the 14th largest community in Oklahoma, and its real estate is some of the most expensive in the state even with its small population of 32,472 people. More people live there who work in math and computers than 95 percent of the cities in the United States! The per capita income was $27,778 in 2010, which is considered “wealthy” in Oklahoma and “upper middle income” in the rest of the United States.
If you prefer to live in a community with a variety of ethnic and racial groups, Owassa is the place for you. The white race is followed by Native Americans, Irish, Germans, Italians, English and others.
This is the largest suburb of the Tulsa Metropolitan Area, and State Highway 51 (Broken Arrow Expressway) leads to downtown Tulsa. Public transportation by Tulsa Transit also connects to Tulsa.
Broken Arrow is the fourth largest city in the state and the 278th largest United States city. The 2010 census reported a population of 98,850, but a July 1, 2013, estimate shows an increase to 103,500.
The city set strict design standards to ensure that new structures fit in with and compliment the revived historic and redeveloped downtown.
Jenks is another suburb of Tulsa, is recognized as one of the most desirable places to live in Oklahoma, and is one of the fastest growing cities in the state. The 2000 census established the population at 9,511 people. By the 2010 census, the population had grown to 16,924, and the estimate at the beginning of 2015 was 20,630.
There have been 1059 new homes constructed since the beginning of 2010 with 2014 alone showing 278 new starts. Jenks has a relatively high average income and a low cost of living. It is also a tourist destination with the Oklahoma Aquarium, RiverWalk Crossing and the popular Arts and Antique District.
Glenpool is a bedroom community of the Tulsa Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population increased 33.1 percent in 2010 from 8,123 in 2000. In 2013 the estimate was 11,617, representing 89 percent urban and 11 percent rural, which is a population change since 2000 of +43.0% percent.
The estimated median household income in 2012 was $61,830 compared to $43,209 in 2000 and compared to $44,312 in the state. The estimated per capita income in 2012 was $23,534 compared to $16,868 in 2000.
The estimated median house or condo value in 2012 was $117,726 compared to $70,700 in 2000 and compared to $114,300 in the state.
A part of the Tulsa Metropolitan Statistical Area, it was named for Dr. A. H. Collins, a surveyor and an engineer who first surveyed the land that became the community. In 2010, the population was 5,606, an increase of 37.5 percent from 4,077 in the 2000 census. With a low cost of living and low crime rates added to the area’s sunny weather, Collinsville is another excellent community to consider when looking to buy or build a home.
Tulsa Property Managers is a Jenks property management company offering professional property and real estate management, consulting and sales services throughout the Jenks and Broken Arrow, Oklahoma area.