As of 2015, some types of rental homes available in Tulsa, Oklahoma include houses, condominiums, apartment communities and pet-friendly rentals, notes Realtor.com. The city of Tulsa is located about 99 miles northeast of Oklahoma City and east of the Arkansas River. It has a population of 412,019, as of 2015.
As of 2015, Tulsa is a competitive renter's market, notes Realtor.com. Demand is high, while availability of rental properties is low. The average 2015 rent is $1,231 per month, and approximately 13 percent of rentals are pet-friendly. Buying is cheaper than renting after 12 years in the city, states Realtor.com. Nearby cities to consider searching for rental homes include Broken Arrow, Sapulpa, Owasso and Bixby.
Those interested in rental homes in Tulsa should consider other factors such as schools, the cost of living and local weather. The cost of living in the city is $52,400 annually as of 2015, which is 4.5 percent higher than the rest of the state. Some of the city's largest employers as of 2015 are Bank of Oklahoma and Broken Arrow Public Schools, notes GrowMetroTulsa.com.
Tulsa sees an average of 127 days of sun per year. There are 152 schools in Tulsa as of 2015 including the top-rated Carnegie Elementary School and Eisenhower International Elementary School, notes Realtor.com.