(136) Tulsa, Oklahoma! Come on down …to suburban poverty

Tulsa was also nicknamed the Oil Capital of the World …that would be on top of the architectural progress mentioned above.  After the towers and the oil comes, you guessed it, the suburban poverty.  As we’ve seen repeatedly, the “new” poor are from the middle class and often lack experience with their circumstances.  Clearly, this new poverty is not situational or temporary for many of those experiencing it.  This item has good statistics, identifies local resources and is moving to read.

Suburban families suffer through poverty Tulsa World