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Tulsa is the second biggest city in Oklahoma behind Oklahoma City and has an estimated population of 403,000 people. Tulsa covers almost 200 square miles in the northeastern part of the state and is the seat of Tulsa County. Area code 918 is large and also includes part of all of 26 more counties as well. A Tulsa area code is an asset to any business looking to expand in Oklahoma because the city is located 108 miles from Oklahoma City, 122 miles from Norman, and 14 miles from Broken Arrow.
Tulsa was incorporated in 1898 and oil was discovered soon after. This prompted a population boom in the city, which grew substantially in the first 30 years of the 20th century. It was known as the “Oil Capital of the World” for decades and still has a strong energy industry today. Route 66 also started in Tulsa which made it an important stop for travelers through the US.
The city experienced a downturn when the price of oil dropped in the 1980’s but has since recovered. Now they are focusing on diversifying the economy, revitalizing the downtown, and sparking more tourism in the area. Tulsa is currently the second largest city in Oklahoma and the 47th largest in the US.
The Tulsa area code is home to three Fortune 500 companies. NGL Energy Partners came in at #223 on the 2018 list, Oneok, a natural gas company, was #249, and Williams, an energy company, was ranked #353. Additionally, area code 918 also has two more companies on the Fortune 1000 list. Magellan Midstream Partners was ranked #827 and SemGroup came in at #935.
The biggest industry in Tulsa is the energy industry, but other important parts of the economy include manufacturing, finance, tech, aerospace, media, and more. The top five employers in the Tulsa area code are the Saint Francis Healthcare System, Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club, Tulsa Public Schools, Hillcrest Healthcare System, and the St. John Health System.
The unemployment rate in the Tulsa area code is 4.9%, which is similar to the US national average of 5.2%, and the city is expecting future job growth of over 40% in the next ten years. The average household income in Tulsa is $41,000, which is slightly lower than the US national average of $53,000, and 16% of the population is earning $100,000 or more annually. Health care and social assistance is the most common job for residents in area code 918, followed by manufacturing and retail trade.
Tulsa has received many awards. Realtor.com named the city one of the “2018 Top 10 Housing Markets,” and Tulsa also took the top spot on the Forbes list of “The 10 Best Cities for Young Entrepreneurs.” Some of the most popular events in area code 918 every year are the Tulsa State Fair, the Blue Whale Comedy Festival, and the Tulsa International Mayfest.
A Tulsa area code is easy to access with Nextiva VoIP services. Call now for instant activation on area code 918 to get started today. Then, choose the number you want or simply roll it onto your existing business phone. Afterward, you can answer calls to the local Tulsa area code from any internet connected device, anywhere in the world.
Nextiva digital phone systems are so much more than just a Tulsa area code. We are also dedicated to helping you run your business better. Get extra PBX features like conference call capabilities, call recording, and voicemail to email services to keep your employees in the loop and serve your customers. Then, install the Nextiva Auto Attendant. This software is included free with every Nextiva package and the prerecorded system will efficiently get your callers to the right extension every time, while also giving a professional impression to every customer who contacts you.
Another strong feature of Nextiva VoIP services is the ability to stay in control of your Tulsa area code no matter how big you grow. The exclusive NextOS software makes it easy to stay organized and keeps your users, callers, features, and billing in one place. Achieve true location independence with the ability to access area code 918 and everything that comes with it, from offices throughout the world.
For many businesses, a Tulsa area code is just a stepping stone to something more. If you’re ready to grow beyond Oklahoma, do it with Nextiva by your side. The flexible upgrade opportunities mean you’ll never be locked into a plan you don’t want, and the affordable pricing keeps plans available to businesses with any budget. Even better, the “no hidden fees” guarantee always ensures that you never find any extra charges on your bill.
Nextiva is dedicated to helping businesses grow with VoIP services, so the customer service department is on-call seven days a week. Contact the 100% in-house team for any troubleshooting that you need, and a representative will stay on the line with you until the issue is resolved to your satisfaction. We know your Tulsa area code is essential to your business operations, so we offer Amazing Service to ensure it’s running smoothly every day of the week.
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