Economic Opportunity is reflective of how disadvantaged groups experience issues like poverty, career choices, and workplace advancement. When Tulsans face economic hardship, often their financial stability is negatively impacted. Intractable, long-standing circumstances make social equity and upward economic mobility difficult to achieve. Generational lag can develop and pass along the burden, further entrenching systemic poverty. Progress towards equality stalls when Economic Opportunity diminishes.
The Economic Opportunity theme explores inequalities by gender, geography, race, and education level.
The topics in the Economic Opportunity theme are Business Development, Employment, and Income.
You can see a snapshot of the indicators averaged in this theme in the chart to your right and then visit the sections below for more detail and additional findings.