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Owasso is a city in Tulsa County, in the Tulsa metro area.
The community name derives from Osage for "end" or "turnaround"
The latitude of Owasso is 36.269N. The longitude is -95.854W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 610 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 21,634.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Owasso demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tulsa County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Tulsa area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 74117 ZIP code.
18% of Owasso residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Owasso ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Owasso was $19,417, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Owasso residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Owasso, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $511. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $947.
Libraries in Owasso include Owasso Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Owasso include Owasso Rambler
Tulsa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Owasso political report.
The average commute time for Owasso workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Owasso between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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