Since 2008, records show Tulsa County state courts have levied $209.3 million in fines and court costs on individuals for traffic, misdemeanor and felony cases.
As of mid-2019, some $157.8 million, or three-fourths, of the original amount levied by judges since 2008 in Tulsa County is still owed, much of it by people living in disadvantaged areas of the city, according to the data. The top five Tulsa County ZIP codes ranked by amount owed the courts are all located in north Tulsa.
Here's a look at the top 20 ZIP codes in Tulsa County and how much each ZIP codes' population owes in court debt.
Source: Open Justice Oklahoma, a program of the Oklahoma Policy Institute.