Oklahoma City, Tulsa growing in different ways
Oklahoma City and Tulsa metropolitan areas are at the front lines of emerging demographic trends in population, aging, immigration and education, according to an analysis of census data by the Washington, D.C.-based Brookings Institution.
The natural rivalry between Oklahoma’s two largest cities has been overtaken by the way both have grown in the last decade.Oklahoma City now has more in common with Tampa, Fla., and Boise, Idaho, than it does with Tulsa. Meanwhile, Tulsa is more like Wichita, Kan., and Cleveland, Ohio, than Oklahoma City.
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