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Population in 2012: 257 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.6%
 

Males: 110  (42.9%)
Females: 147  (57.1%)

Median resident age:  36.2 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 74423.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,749 (it was $21,750 in 2000)
Braggs:

$31,749
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,099

Braggs town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $46,411 (it was $31,900 in 2000)
Braggs:

$46,411
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $54,500; Detached houses: $61,964; Mobile homes: $22,923

Median gross rent in 2012: $725.

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  • White alone - 159 (61.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 77 (29.7%)
  • Two or more races - 17 (6.6%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (1.9%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Braggs: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (11.6%), United States (10.2%), French Canadian (9.8%), English (6.9%), German (4.7%), Scottish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 559 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 789 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Braggs:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Braggs town:

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 22.4%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.5%
Oklahoma:  5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $214 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Broken Arrow, OK (41.8 miles , pop. 74,859).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (52.6 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (217.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Sand Hills, OK (1.5 miles ), River Bottom, OK (1.7 miles ), Sour John, OK (2.0 miles) , Paradise Hill, OK (2.8 miles) , Notchietown, OK (3.0 miles ), Fort Gibson, OK (3.1 miles ), Gore, OK (3.2 miles ), White Oak, OK (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 35.66 N, Longitude: 95.20 W

Area code: 918

Braggs household income distribution Braggs home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
Oklahoma:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-5.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (36%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (19%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Customer service representatives (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (18%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (8%)

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Tornado activity:

Braggs-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 259% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/26/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the Braggs town center killed 5 people and injured 25 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1960, a category F4 tornado 25.9 miles away from the town center killed 16 people and injured 106 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Braggs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oklahoma state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/2007 at 21:03:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.4 miles away from Braggs center
On 6/9/2008 at 22:59:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/2006 at 08:30:25, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Muskogee County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 9, Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Fires: 2, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Braggs:

  • MED-CORP HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MUSKOGEE, OK)
  • HOMETOWN HOSPICE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MUSKOGEE, OK)
  • OUTREACH HOME SERVICES, L L C (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MUSKOGEE, OK)

Political contributions by individuals in Braggs, OK

Heliports located in Braggs:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Braggs:

  • Northeastern State University (about 23 miles; Tahlequah, OK; Full-time enrollment: 6,171)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology-Okmulgee (about 43 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 51 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 4,962)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 51 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 8,387)
  • Oral Roberts University (about 51 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 2,705)
  • Rogers State University (about 52 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 2,643)
  • University of Tulsa (about 54 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,764)

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Notable location: Braggs Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Muskogee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.9. This is about average.
City:

32.9
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.582. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.582
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 5.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.11
U.S.:

10.54
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.00
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Braggs and their reported violations in the past:

BRAGGS WATER WORKS (Population served: 301, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-21-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-21-2004), St Public Notif received (FEB-12-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.6%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.9% for American Indian residents, 4.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.6%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.9%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Braggs, OK

Braggs compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Braggs travel time to work - commute


Braggs mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26%)
  • Other fuel (9%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Braggs town (based on Muskogee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.88%
Here62.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristCatholic Church
Adherents47.5%18.1%7.2%4.7%4.6%
Congregations29.2%10.0%11.5%12.3%1.5%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.8%1.9%1.8%1.8%8.6%
Congregations3.8%0.8%1.5%3.1%26.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
This county:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Muskogee County:

4.51 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Muskogee County:

6.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.8%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.9%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,816
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$400
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,000
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,824$21,8881$510
Firefighters 0$0 19$50
Sewerage 0$0 1$960
Water Supply 1$1,664$19,9680$0
Totals for Government 2$3,488$20,92828$4,736

Braggs government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($58.37)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $169,000 ($657.59)
    Financial Administration: $53,000 ($206.23)
    Police Protection: $46,000 ($178.99)
    Fire Protection: $18,000 ($70.04)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($7.78)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $16,000 ($62.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $99,000 ($385.21)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($62.26)

Braggs government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $15,000 ($58.37)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $64,000 ($249.03)
    Special Assessments: $8,000 ($31.13)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($23.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $168,000 ($653.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $13,000 ($50.58)
    Highways: $3,000 ($11.67)
    General Support: $1,000 ($3.89)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $28,000 ($108.95)
    NEC: $16,000 ($62.26)
    Public Utilities: $9,000 ($35.02)

Braggs government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $325,000 ($1264.59)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $315,000 ($1225.68)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($38.91)

Braggs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $313,000 ($1217.90)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $44,000 ($171.21)

6.58% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,247 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Oklahoma average:

8.21%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($125 average AGI)
Muskogee County:

0.04%
Oklahoma average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Tulsa County, OK  0.75% ($29,708 average AGI)
from Wagoner County, OK  0.61% ($27,518)
from Cherokee County, OK  0.44% ($30,571)


6.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,522 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.50%
Oklahoma average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Tulsa County, OK  1.28% ($67,861 average AGI)
to Cherokee County, OK  0.61% ($25,993)
to Wagoner County, OK  0.59% ($34,583)

Strongest AM radio stations in Braggs:

  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXTD (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WAGONER, OK; Owner: GAYTAN-GALVAN LIMITED LIABILITY COMP)
  • KBIX (1490 AM; 1 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: KMMY INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KAKC (1300 AM; 5 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KTLQ (1350 AM; 1 kW; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: JOHNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Braggs:

  • KNYD (90.5 FM; BROKEN ARROW, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KMMY (97.1 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: KMMY, Inc.)
  • KJSR (103.3 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KZBB (97.9 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTKL (88.5 FM; STIGLER, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMAG (99.1 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTCS-FM (99.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204EW (88.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K219CN (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KARG (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KMYZ-FM (104.5 FM; PRYOR, OK; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCXR (100.3 FM; TAFT, OK; Owner: KXOJ INC.)
  • KHTT (106.9 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KWGS (89.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TULSA)
  • KISR (93.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: STEREO 93, INC.)
  • KKBD (95.9 FM; SALLISAW, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEOK (101.7 FM; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: JOHNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTFX-FM (102.1 FM; WARNER, OK; Owner: K95.5, INC)
  • K204CA (88.7 FM; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)

TV broadcast stations around Braggs:

  • K31DY (Channel 31; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • K25GJ (Channel 25; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • KJRH (Channel 2; TULSA, OK; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOED-TV (Channel 11; TULSA, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KOTV (Channel 6; TULSA, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.)
  • KWHB (Channel 47; TULSA, OK; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTFO (Channel 41; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOKI-TV (Channel 23; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWBT (Channel 19; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: TULSA COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K48FL (Channel 48; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TV 34, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Braggs)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 35.676028 Lon: -95.190972, Call Sign: WPWY249
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.717 MHz, 158.347 MHz, 158.392 MHz, 159.862 MHz, 159.997 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/06/2003, Expiration Date: 02/06/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2013, Certifier: Kevin Mccoy
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • Lat: 35.676667 Lon: -95.190278, Call Sign: WPYU672
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.270 MHz, 152.390 MHz, 157.530 MHz, 157.650 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/31/2003, Expiration Date: 10/31/2013, Certifier: Kevin Mccoy
    Registrant: Total Radio, Inc., 1111 Cornell Parkway, Oklahoma City, OK 73108, Phone: (405) 942-1292, Fax: (405) 943-4842

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC5YEJ, Licensee ID: L01436978
    Grant Date: 10/10/2008, Expiration Date: 10/10/2018
    Registrant: John L Pruitt, Braggs, OK 74423


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 35

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Braggs, OK
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