• 2021 will exhibit the highest economic growth since the early 1980s, with GDP growth hitting 7% as the pandemic fades and society and commerce normalize.
  • Average hourly earnings for leisure & hospitality workers surged 8% from late 2020, compared to about 2% for the broader workforce.
  • With only 3.8% of the city’s population unemployed, Tulsa is among the top U.S. cities with the lowest unemployment rates.
  • Tulsa’s retail market kicked off the first half of the year in a big way with an increase in occupancy, completions and absorption as the city, along with the rest of the nation, embarks on the path to post-pandemic recovery.