Numbers of the Day

From our friends at the OK Policy Institute:

· 20.1% – Share of rentals in the Oklahoma City metro area that were affordable to black households (costing less than 30% of their income), compared to 84.1% of rentals that were affordable to white households.

· 53.3% – Percentage of all Oklahoma businesses with paid employees that did not have a website (2016).

· 15,116 – Estimated number of African Americans in Oklahoma who couldn’t vote in 2016 due to felony convictions. This is approximately 7% of the voting age African American population in the state.

· 11.7% – Growth in mining and logging jobs (including oil & gas industry) in Oklahoma from July 2017 to July 2018, the highest increase of any sector.

  • $993 – Median rent in Tulsa in June 2018, a 4% decrease from the previous year

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