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Sapulpa is a city in Creek County, in the Tulsa metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Creek leader.

The latitude of Sapulpa is 35.998N. The longitude is -96.113W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 715 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 19,759.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$32,245
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sapulpa demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 39. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1983 movie, "Rumble Fish"
Well-known residents have included:
· Gene Autry, cowboy actor and musician
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Java Dave's
Local festivals include:
  • International Celebration - April 28, 2007
  • Route 66 Blowout - June 1-2, 2007
  • Royal Jazz Festival - Juy 27-28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Sapulpa web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic routes: Route 66
Colleges and universities: Central Oklahoma Area Vocational Technical School
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Sapulpa demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Creek 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 74131 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

14% of Sapulpa residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sapulpa ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sapulpa was $17,266, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

13% of Sapulpa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Sapulpa festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Sapulpa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $358.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $722.


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Libraries in Sapulpa include Sapulpa Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Sapulpa include Sapulpa Herald

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Creek County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sapulpa political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Sapulpa workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Sapulpa between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Sapulpa include Super 8.

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