Bray, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 1,201 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.0%
 
Males: 552  (46.0%)
Females: 649  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  41.2 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 73055, 73533.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,121 (it was $29,417 in 2000)
Bray:

$48,121
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,125 (it was $14,952 in 2000)

Bray town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $98,620 (it was $53,600 in 2000)
Bray:

$98,620
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $98,307; Detached houses: $118,832; Townhouses or other attached units: $58,072; Mobile homes: $39,889; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $17,491

Median gross rent in 2012: $580.

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  • White alone - 1,071 (88.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 56 (4.6%)
  • Two or more races - 51 (4.2%)
  • Hispanic - 27 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.08%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bray: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (21.1%), German (14.8%), Irish (9.5%), English (5.7%), Dutch (4.0%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1260 feet

Land area: 62.3 square miles.

Population density: 19 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Bray:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bray town:

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

14 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.9%
Oklahoma:  5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $486 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $621 (0.8%)

Bray satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (33.2 miles , pop. 92,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (61.3 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (140.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Marlow, OK (2.7 miles ), Duncan, OK (3.2 miles ), Rush Springs, OK (3.5 miles ), Central High, OK (3.7 miles ), Velma-Alma, OK (3.8 miles ), Velma, OK (3.9 miles ), Empire City, OK (4.0 miles ), Erin Springs, OK (4.3 miles) .

Latitude: 34.63 N, Longitude: 97.84 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 580

Bray household income distribution Bray home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +129 (+14.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (21%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)

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

Average climate in Bray, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bray-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 199% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/3/1999, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.6 miles away from the Bray town center killed 36 people and injured 583 people and caused $1000 million in damages.

On 4/19/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.8 miles away from the town center killed 5 people and injured 6 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bray-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 201.5 miles away from the city center
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 79.7 miles away from Bray 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 16.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 16.6 miles away from Bray center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 30.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Stephens County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Fires: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bray topographic map

Birthplace of: Katrina Elam - Country singer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Bray:

  • GREGSTON NURSING HOME, INC. (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MARLOW, OK)
  • TALLEY WALKER HOSP (Hospital, about 8 miles away; MARLOW, OK)
  • COUNTRY CLUB CARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DUNCAN, OK)
  • MARLOW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MARLOW, OK)
  • DUNCAN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DUNCAN, OK)
  • LAHEYS NH (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DUNCAN, OK)
  • AUTUMN LIGHT HOSPICE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; DUNCAN, OK)

Airports located in Bray:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bray:

  • Cameron University (about 35 miles; Lawton, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,695)
  • University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (about 46 miles; Norman, OK; FT enrollment: 22,496)
  • Mid-America Christian University (about 52 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,869)
  • Oklahoma City Community College (about 55 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 8,904)
  • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (about 61 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,784)
  • Rose State College (about 62 miles; Midwest City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,896)
  • University of Oklahoma-Health Sciences Center (about 62 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,507)

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

Churches in Bray include: Saint York Church (A), Bray Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hope Cemetery (1), Colbert Cemetery (2), Cooper Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Oknoname 137091 Reservoir (A), Clear Creek Lake (B), Oknoname 137084 Reservoir (C), Oknoname 137085 Reservoir (D), Wildhorse Creek Site 28 Reservoir (E), Wildhorse Creek Site 27 Reservoir (F), Wildhorse Creek Site 26 Reservoir (G), Wildhorse Creek Site 25 Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Clear Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Stephens County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.6%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.8% for American Indian residents, 70.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  80.6%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Bray compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bray town (based on Stephens County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 83.42%
Here: 83.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodChurches of Christ
Adherents55.7%13.0%5.6%5.2%5.1%
Congregations28.7%9.2%2.3%10.3%12.6%
NameAmerican Baptist AssociationChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)National Association of Free Will BaptistsChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents4.3%3.3%1.3%1.1%5.4%
Congregations5.7%2.3%4.6%3.4%20.7%
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: 8
Stephens County:

1.85 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Stephens County:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Stephens County:

6.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

7.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.5%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Stephens County:

30.5%
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

6.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,219 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
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 Comanche County, OK  0.68% ($36,394 average AGI)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.44% ($32,359)
from Grady County, OK  0.36% ($38,481)


6.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,640 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
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 Comanche County, OK  0.60% ($33,830 average AGI)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.59% ($31,558)
to Grady County, OK  0.38% ($41,782)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bray:

  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KJON (850 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: CARROLLTON BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, LP)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTOK (1000 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bray:

  • KSYY (105.3 FM; KINGFISHER, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFXI (92.1 FM; MARLOW, OK; Owner: DFWU, INC.)
  • KKEN (97.1 FM; DUNCAN, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • KKNG-FM (93.3 FM; NEWCASTLE, OK; Owner: TYLER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBLP (105.1 FM; LINDSAY, OK; Owner: SO. CENTRAL OKLA. B/C & ADVERTISING)
  • KNIN-FM (92.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJRF (91.1 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: THE CHRISTIAN CENTER INC)
  • KDDQ (105.3 FM; COMANCHE, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • KCCU (89.3 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: CAMERON UNIVERSITY)
  • KWCO-FM (105.5 FM; CHICKASHA, OK; Owner: TYLER ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Bray:

  • KWTV (Channel 9; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN ENTITIES, L.L.C.)
  • K54BB (Channel 54; DUNCAN, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)

Bray fatal accident list:

Dec 28, 2011 06:55 AM, Cr- Goad Rd, Lat: 34.66682, Lon: -97.80880, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Lynne Buskirk, Bray Site (Lat: 34.637250 Lon: -97.820083), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 96 m
    Registrant: 3105303188, Crisj@aviationsystems.Com, 2510 W 237TH STREET #210
  • Lynn Buskirk, Bray Site (Lat: 34.637250 Lon: -97.820083), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 96 m
    Registrant: 3105303188, Crisj@aviationsystems.Com, 2510 W 237TH STREET #210
  • Edward G Roach, Bray Site (Lat: 34.637250 Lon: -97.820083), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 96 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Bray

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