What is Measured?
Ratio of South Tulsa to North Tulsa rate of housing choice voucher use per 1,000 residents
What are the Results?
South Tulsa 6.3; North Tulsa 24.1
What is the Indicator-Level Ratio?
What is the Indicator-Level Score?
What Did We Find?
Housing Choice Vouchers is a program of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that provides housing assistance to low-income families. The vouchers can be used on any housing that is eligible under the requirements of the program. The rate of use of Housing Choice Vouchers is close to four times more prevalent in North Tulsa (24.1) than in South Tulsa (6.3) per 1,000 residents. West Tulsa has the second lowest rate of use (8.4), followed by East Tulsa (14.9), and Midtown (15.3).
What Data Source(s) were Used?
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Housing Choice Vouchers by Census Tract; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 2015 5-Year Estimates
North Tulsa is generally the most disadvantaged geography. For this indicator, North Tulsa performs better than the comparison geographies, so the indicator receives a perfect score of 100. (See Methodology for more information.)