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Wed July 1, 2009

Broken Arrow Boom

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa suburb becomes Oklahoma's 4th largest city

TULSA, Okla. (AP) The Tulsa suburb of Broken Arrow is now Oklahoma's fourth largest city after passing Lawton in population.

Estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau show Broken Arrow with 92,931 people as of July 1, 2008, compared to Lawton's estimated 90,091. Norman has 106,957 residents and is third behind Oklahoma City and Tulsa.

Tulsa and Oklahoma City are among the 100 largest incorporated places in the country and 12 Oklahoma communities made the list of the largest 1,000 incorporated areas in the U.S.

Oklahoma City had the largest numeric increase from 2000 to 2008 adding 45,657 for a population of 551,789. Tulsa had the largest numeric decline losing more than 7,400 for a population of 385,635.

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