South Tulsa Community House

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Area Facts

61st & Peoria Facts

  • Over 16,000 population (I-44 to 71st and Riverside to Lewis)
  • Over 40 apartment complexes within a two mile radius of 61st & Peoria
  • Over 30% of Tulsa’s Section 8 housing (1,400 units)
  • 32% of area’s population lives in poverty
  • 49% of area’s children live in poverty
  • 44% of households earn less then $25,000
  • 63% of households earn less than $35,000
  • 61% of households are single parent families
  • 68% of adults are employed but majority are the working poor
  • Bus route 105 Peoria is Tulsa’s busiest
  • Infant mortality is highest in Tulsa
  • 54% reduction in crime in 2014, but area still ranks among highest in crime for city of Tulsa

South Tulsa Community House Facts

  • Over 6,000 individuals provided groceries in 2014
  • Over 2,000 families served in 2014
  • Over 500 senior adults received groceries through Community Food Bank Senior Servings Program  in 2014
  • Over 1,500 residents assisted with bus token transportation in 2014
  • Over 200 families received Thanksgiving turkey meals
  • Over 4,000 residents used STCH free computers, fax, phone, and copiers in 2014
  • Over 40 residents obtained  jobs through our Job Assistance program in 2014
  • Over 1,500 residents attended the 1st annual 61st & Peoria Block party in 2013
  • Over 2,000 residents attended the 2nd annual 61st & Peoria Block party in 2014
  • Between 15-25 average attendance at free evening Community GED program