Briggs, Oklahoma

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Population in 2010: 303. Population change since 2000: -15.4%
Males: 162  (53.7%)
Females: 141  (46.3%)
Median resident age:  38.5 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 74464, 74471.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $20,029 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Briggs:

$20,029
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,037 (it was $14,340 in 2000)

Briggs CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $67,545 (it was $56,800 in 2000)
Briggs:

$67,545
OK:

$116,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $105,703; Detached houses: $86,667; Mobile homes: $178,563

Median gross rent in 2013: $397.

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  • Races in Briggs, OK (2010)

    Briggs races chart
    • 15551.2%White alone
    • 9932.7%American Indian alone
    • 309.9%Two or more races
    • 175.6%Hispanic
    • 10.3%Black alone
    • 10.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Briggs: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (15.8%), West Indian (8.2%), German (5.4%), United States (3.8%), Dutch (2.5%), English (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 3.96 square miles.

Population density: 77 people per square mile   (very low).

Briggs,OK real estate house value index trend

Briggs, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Briggs:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Briggs CDP:

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $659 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $318 (0.7%)

Briggs satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (43.2 miles , pop. 58,047).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (59.2 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (241.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Tahlequah, OK (1.9 miles ), Eldon, OK (1.9 miles ), Park Hill, OK (2.2 miles ), Steely Hollow, OK (2.3 miles ), Grandview, OK (2.4 miles ), Scraper, OK (2.4 miles ), Welling, OK (2.5 miles ), Titanic, OK (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 35.93 N, Longitude: 94.91 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 918

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

5.1%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (34%)
  • Public administration (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (34%)
  • Sales and related occupations (31%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Briggs, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Briggs-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 135% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the Briggs place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 11/22/1983, a category F3 tornado 6.9 miles away from the place center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Briggs-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 160.8 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 160.8 miles away from Briggs center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 122.7 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 258.0 miles away from the city 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 287.2 miles away from Briggs center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 310.8 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 Cherokee County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 9, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Briggs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Briggs:

  • TAHLEQUAH CITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; TAHLEQUAH, OK)
  • W W HASTINGS INDIAN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; TAHLEQUAH, OK)
  • DAVITA - TAHLEQUAH (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; TAHLEQUAH, OK)
  • CARTER HEALTHCARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; TAHLEQUAH, OK)
  • TRINITY HOSSPICE OF TAHLEQUAH (Hospital, about 3 miles away; TAHLEQUAH, OK)
  • CHEROKEE COUNTY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; TAHLEQUAH, OK)
  • CHEROKEE NATION HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; TAHLEQUAH, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Briggs:

  • Northeastern State University (about 4 miles; Tahlequah, OK; Full-time enrollment: 6,895)
  • John Brown University (about 27 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • University of Arkansas (about 43 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 48 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Rogers State University (about 49 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 3,482)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 51 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 58 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 12,480)

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Church in Briggs: Boudinot Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cherokee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 150. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

150
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.161. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.161
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.69. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.69
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.46. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.46
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 37.6%
(24.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 18.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.5% for American Indian residents, 65.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  60.8%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Briggs compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Oklahoma average:

11.2

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Wood (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Briggs CDP (based on Cherokee County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,73365
Mainline Protestant2,71712
Other8423
Catholic8002
None30,895-
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: 9
Cherokee County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Cherokee County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Cherokee County:

4.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cherokee County:

31.0%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

7.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,073 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.55%
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 Muskogee County, OK  0.91% ($33,780 average AGI)
from Tulsa County, OK  0.78% ($31,661)
from Adair County, OK  0.44% ($22,393)


7.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,131 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.14%
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  1.06% ($24,404 average AGI)
to Muskogee County, OK  0.79% ($30,468)
to Adair County, OK  0.50% ($21,754)

Strongest AM radio stations in Briggs:

  • KTLQ (1350 AM; 1 kW; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: JOHNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KUOA (1290 AM; 5 kW; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KUOA, INC.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXTD (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WAGONER, OK; Owner: GAYTAN-GALVAN LIMITED LIABILITY COMP)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Briggs:

  • KEOK (101.7 FM; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: JOHNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K204CA (88.7 FM; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KNYD (90.5 FM; BROKEN ARROW, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KISR (93.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: STEREO 93, INC.)
  • KJSR (103.3 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KZBB (97.9 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAG (99.1 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDAB (94.9 FM; PRAIRIE GROVE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • KWGS (89.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TULSA)
  • KEZA (107.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KREU (92.3 FM; ROLAND, OK; Owner: STAR 92 CO.)
  • KLRC (101.1 FM; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: JOHN BROWN UNIVERSITY)
  • K232BI (94.3 FM; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: BRIAN DODGE)

TV broadcast stations around Briggs:

  • K52GX (Channel 52; TAHLEQUAH, 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.)
  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • K04DY (Channel 4; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: NORTHEASTERN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KTFO (Channel 41; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWHB (Channel 47; TULSA, OK; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOKI-TV (Channel 23; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K48FL (Channel 48; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TV 34, INC.)
  • K31DY (Channel 31; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
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