Bartlesville has the 842nd largest population in the United States. The population grew by 2.4% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Bartlesville is part of the Tulsa metro area. Unemployment in the Tulsa area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting worse. Tulsa has the 54th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Bartlesville is below average at $43,730, and the median cost of a home in Bartlesville is $109,400, which is below the national average. 30% of workers in Bartlesville hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 90% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Bartlesville. 80% of Bartlesville workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 13% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Bartlesville spend an average of 15 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.