Braggs, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 257 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.6%
 
Males: 98  (38.3%)
Females: 159  (61.7%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 74423.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,936 (it was $21,750 in 2000)
Braggs:

$34,936
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,501 (it was $11,396 in 2000)

Braggs town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $55,347 (it was $31,900 in 2000)
Braggs:

$55,347
OK:

$116,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $54,182; Detached houses: $61,319; Mobile homes: $29,750

Median gross rent in 2013: $768.

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  • Races in Braggs, OK (2010)

    Braggs races chart
    • 15961.4%White alone
    • 7729.7%American Indian alone
    • 176.6%Two or more races
    • 51.9%Hispanic
    • 10.4%Black alone

Races in Braggs detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Braggs: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (13.9%), French Canadian (10.8%), United States (8.0%), English (5.9%), German (5.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 559 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 789 people per square mile   (low).

Braggs,OK real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Braggs:

  • High school or higher: 96.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.8%
  • Unemployed: 11.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Braggs town:

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 38.5%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 25.4%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
Oklahoma:

5.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $283 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $232 (0.4%)

Braggs satellite photo by USGS

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 June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-5.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (34%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (25%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Braggs: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Braggs, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Braggs-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 142% 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 slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 74% 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 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 172.0 miles away from Braggs center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 172.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 273.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 148.8 miles away from Braggs center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 306.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

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, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Braggs topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • EASTGATE VILLAGE RETIREMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MUSKOGEE, OK)
  • YORK MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MUSKOGEE, OK)
  • ENCOMPASS HOME HEALTH OF EASTERN OKLAHOMA (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MUSKOGEE, OK)
  • TLC HOME HEALTH CARE OF OK (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MUSKOGEE, OK)

Heliports located in Braggs:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Braggs:

  • Northeastern State University (about 22 miles; Tahlequah, OK; Full-time enrollment: 6,895)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (about 42 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 3,243)
  • Oral Roberts University (about 51 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,216)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 51 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 51 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 12,480)
  • John Brown University (about 52 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • Rogers State University (about 52 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 3,482)

Public high school in Braggs:

Public elementary/middle school in Braggs:

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 81.6. This is about average.

City:

81.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.0247. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0247
U.S.:

0.3026

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 3.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.01
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.64
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 20.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.1

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

BRAGGS WATER WORKS (Population served: 1,030, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAY-26-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-26-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-14-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAR-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (APR-26-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.6%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.1% for American Indian residents, 4.0% 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

Braggs compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Braggs travel time to work - commute Braggs mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant37,906135
Mainline Protestant6,61619
Black Protestant2,98616
Catholic2,5002
Other1,7816
None19,201-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Muskogee County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

4.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.8%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Muskogee County:

31.9%
Oklahoma:

29.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
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$2,178
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$200
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$200
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$3,006
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$594
Sewerage 0$0 1$866
Water Supply 0$0 1$866
Totals for Government 0$0 11$7,910

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)

5.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,487 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Tulsa County, OK  0.81% ($29,467 average AGI)
from Wagoner County, OK  0.55% ($30,320)
from Cherokee County, OK  0.48% ($30,468)


6.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,924 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tulsa County, OK  1.11% ($30,067 average AGI)
to Wagoner County, OK  0.77% ($37,193)
to Cherokee County, OK  0.56% ($33,780)

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.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • $225,000Total costs
  • 100Total average daily traffic
  • 10Total average daily truck traffic
  • 160Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

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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