Bristow, Oklahoma

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Population in 2021: 4,260 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.5%
 
Males: 1,956  (45.9%)
Females: 2,304  (54.1%)
Median resident age:

37.8 years
Oklahoma median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 74010.

Estimated median household income in 2021: $33,056 (it was $24,351 in 2000)
Bristow:

$33,056
OK:

$55,826

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $18,725 (it was $13,819 in 2000)

Bristow city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $96,701 (it was $43,400 in 2000)
Bristow:

$96,701
OK:

$168,500

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $130,390; detached houses: $138,820; mobile homes: $49,630

Median gross rent in 2021: $691.

March 2022 cost of living index in Bristow: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 29.2%
(27.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.8% for Black residents, 46.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.7% for American Indian residents, 25.4% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Bristow, OK (2021)
    • 2,88467.6%White alone
    • 48211.3%Two or more races
    • 47611.2%American Indian alone
    • 2726.4%Black alone
    • 1583.7%Hispanic
    • 170.4%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Bristow, Oklahoma as of March 03, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bristow is 172 to 1.


Crime rates in Bristow by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(22.7)
1
(22.8)
1
(22.8)
2
(47.4)
1
(23.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(94.4)
3
(70.9)
1
(23.7)
4
(94.1)
1
(23.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.7)
1
(23.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(68.2)
2
(45.6)
3
(68.3)
1
(23.7)
4
(93.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(70.9)
2
(47.4)
1
(23.5)
1
(23.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.7)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(227.2)
16
(364.6)
22
(500.6)
14
(331.6)
12
(281.2)
14
(327.2)
16
(377.4)
8
(188.9)
16
(379.2)
7
(164.7)
6
(141.1)
7
(166.1)
6
(143.0)
9
(214.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
46
(1,045)
35
(797.6)
36
(819.1)
49
(1,161)
64
(1,500)
36
(841.3)
67
(1,581)
52
(1,228)
61
(1,446)
57
(1,341)
92
(2,164)
23
(545.8)
32
(762.8)
30
(715.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
148
(3,362)
99
(2,256)
98
(2,230)
114
(2,700)
134
(3,140)
104
(2,430)
115
(2,713)
89
(2,102)
144
(3,413)
85
(2,000)
152
(3,576)
68
(1,614)
76
(1,812)
52
(1,239)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(408.9)
16
(364.6)
13
(295.8)
3
(71.1)
4
(93.7)
12
(280.4)
15
(353.9)
23
(543.2)
20
(474.0)
8
(188.2)
19
(447.0)
15
(356.0)
12
(286.1)
15
(357.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(45.4)
1
(22.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(117.2)
1
(23.4)
2
(47.2)
1
(23.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.7)
1
(23.8)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index324.4280.1309.0306.3341.2244.0398.4376.5384.7351.2384.4164.5229.8190.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 254.8. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Bristow, OK

Crime rate in Bristow detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 16 (11 officers - 9 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.64
Oklahoma average:

2.27
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Ancestries: American (13.6%), Irish (9.7%), German (8.0%), French (2.1%), Italian (2.1%), European (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.33 square miles.

Population density: 1,280 people per square mile   (low).

Bristow, Oklahoma map

18 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Oklahoma:

6.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $705 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $443 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tulsa, OK (32.8 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (210.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Depew, OK (2.6 miles ),
Shamrock-Heyburn Lake, OK (2.7 miles ),
Slick, OK (2.8 miles),
Shamrock, OK (3.5 miles),
Kellyville, OK (3.5 miles ),
Stroud, OK (3.9 miles ),
Drumright, OK (4.0 miles ),
Northeast Lincoln, OK (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 35.83 N, Longitude: 96.39 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +495 (+11.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 831 (54.4%)

Area code: 918

Distribution of median household income in Bristow, OK in 2021
Distribution of house value in Bristow, OK in 2021
Bristow satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 4 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2020: 12 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 2019: 8 buildings, average cost: $160,100
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $166,100
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2006: 35 buildings, average cost: $42,900
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $62,600
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $84,200
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $84,200
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 1999: 38 buildings, average cost: $49,100
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $44,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Bristow, OK residents
Average permit cost in Bristow, OK
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.2%
Oklahoma:

2.9%
Historical population in Bristow, OK
Historical housing units in Bristow, OK

Population change in the 1990s: +38 (+0.9%).
Most common industries in Bristow, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (13.0%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (14.7%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (11.0%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Social assistance (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
Most common occupations in Bristow, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Child care workers (5.0%)

Average climate in Bristow, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Bristow, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.0. This is about average.

City:

75.0
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 7.79. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.79
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Bristow-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 208% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1960, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.5 miles away from the Bristow city center killed 5 people and injured 81 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/1/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the city center injured 65 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bristow-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 835% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 50.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 29.5 miles away from Bristow center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 25.6 miles away from Bristow center
On 11/5/2011 at 07:12:45, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 28.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/2011 at 02:46:57, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 30.5 miles away from Bristow center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 137.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Creek County (36) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 11, Fires: 10, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 9, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bristow topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bristow:

  • BRISTOW MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 700 W. 7TH)
  • HOME HEALTH PARTNERS BRISTOW, LLC (234 WEST 4TH STREET)
  • RAINBOW HEALTH CARE COMMUNITY AND RAINBOW ASSISTED (111 EAST WASHINGTON)

Airports and heliports located in Bristow:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bristow:

  • Oral Roberts University (about 29 miles; Tulsa, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,216)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (about 29 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 3,243)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 34 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 12,480)
  • University of Tulsa (about 34 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,702)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 44 miles; Stillwater, OK; FT enrollment: 21,700)
  • Langston University (about 50 miles; Langston, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Rogers State University (about 55 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 3,482)

Public high school in Bristow:

  • BRISTOW HS (Students: 465, Location: 808 N ASH, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bristow:

  • EDISON ES (Students: 484, Location: 111 W 9TH AVE, Grades: PK-2)
  • COLLINS ES (Students: 386, Location: 811 NORTH ASH, Grades: 3-5)
  • BRISTOW MS (Location: 10 WEATHERWOOD WAY, Grades: 6-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Bristow:

  • BRISTOW ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 7, Location: 718 E JEFFERSON AVE, Grades: 2-8)
See full list of schools located in Bristow

Library in Bristow:

  • BRISTOW - MONTFORT & ALLIE JONES MEM LIBRARY (Operating income: $156,548; Location: 111 W. 7TH AVE; 31,485 books; 2,568 audio materials; 1,004 video materials; 23 state licensed databases; 16 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bristow: Creek County Emergency Ambulance Service District Station 2 (A), Bristow Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bristow include: Saint Joseph Catholic Church (A), Pilgrim Baptist Church (B), First Church of God (C), First Christian Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (F), Bristow Presbyterian Church (G), Bristow Christian Center (H), First United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Bristow City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Lake Massena (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Bristow: Klinger Smith Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Courts: Creek-County - District Court Judge Joe Sam Vassar- Bristow (110 West 7th Avenue), Oklahoma State - Corporation Commission- Bristow District Office- Oil & Gas Field Operat (115 West 6th Avenue).

Birthplace of: Charles Crawford (American football) - Football player, Robert Hughes (basketball coach) - Basketball player-coach, Robert Symonds - Film actor.

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

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

BRISTOW MUN AUTH (Address: 110 W. 7TH ST , Population served: 3,700, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2008), St Public Notif requested (FEB-25-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-25-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-27-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-27-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-22-2010)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-27-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2010)
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
EDGEWATER RV PARK (Population served: 93, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.0%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.0%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
56 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
2 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
64 people in nursing homes in 2000
8 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Banks with branches in Bristow (2011 data):

  • Community Bank: Detached Facility at 317 South Main Street, branch established on 1983/05/15; at 104 South Main Street, branch established on 1924/03/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $74.1 mil, Deposits: $68.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Sooner Southwest Bankshares, Inc.
  • SpiritBank: Bristow Branch at 106 N Main, branch established on 1996/05/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,250.6 mil, Deposits: $1,015.5 mil, headquarters in Tulsa, OK, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Spirit Bankcorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Bristow:

Marital status in Bristow, OK
  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 18.2%

For population 25 years and over in Bristow:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Oklahoma average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2021
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Bristow
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bristow, OK (based on Creek County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant27,776104
Mainline Protestant3,72118
Other1,0255
Catholic7003
Black Protestant5934
None36,152-
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: 8
Creek County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Creek County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Creek County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
This county:

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

10.3%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.2%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bristow:

49.7%
Oklahoma:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bristow:

46.1%
Oklahoma:

45.2%

Average BMI:
Bristow:

29.2
Oklahoma:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.0%
Oklahoma:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.8%
Oklahoma:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bristow:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.8%
Oklahoma:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

55.7%
Oklahoma:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.4%
Oklahoma:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bristow, OK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 15$44,164$35,3311$2,006
Firefighters 9$34,410$45,8809$1,019
Water Supply 7$18,341$31,4421$1,350
Financial Administration 4$12,192$36,5761$906
Streets and Highways 3$7,639$30,5563$675
Other Government Administration 3$10,451$41,8049$925
Sewerage 2$5,119$30,7140$0
Local Libraries 2$4,041$24,2463$2,354
Parks and Recreation 1$1,816$21,7922$1,733
Other and Unallocable 1$2,431$29,1720$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,550
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$985
Totals for Government 47$140,605$35,89932$14,503

Bristow government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,050,000 ($246.48)
    Water Utilities: $919,000 ($215.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $663,000 ($155.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $496,000 ($116.43)
    Regular Highways: $451,000 ($105.87)
    Central Staff Services: $377,000 ($88.50)
    Sewerage: $184,000 ($43.19)
    Libraries: $163,000 ($38.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $131,000 ($30.75)
    General - Other: $113,000 ($26.53)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $81,000 ($19.01)
    Financial Administration: $60,000 ($14.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $36,000 ($8.45)
    Air Transportation: $15,000 ($3.52)
    Health - Other: $6,000 ($1.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $43,000 ($10.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,267,000 ($297.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $376,000 ($88.26)
    Health - Other: $314,000 ($73.71)
    Air Transportation: $248,000 ($58.22)
    Police Protection: $147,000 ($34.51)
    Central Staff Services: $35,000 ($8.22)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($3.76)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,092,000 ($725.82)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $328,000 ($77.00)

Bristow government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $527,000 ($123.71)
    Sewerage: $385,000 ($90.38)
    Other: $31,000 ($7.28)
    Air Transportation: $20,000 ($4.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($3.76)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $221,000 ($51.88)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $29,000 ($6.81)
    General Local Government Support: $25,000 ($5.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $436,000 ($102.35)
    General Revenue - Other: $254,000 ($59.62)
    Fines and Forfeits: $149,000 ($34.98)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($3.52)
    Rents: $14,000 ($3.29)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $970,000 ($227.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $568,000 ($133.33)
    General Local Government Support: $40,000 ($9.39)
    Highways: $8,000 ($1.88)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,535,000 ($829.81)
    Public Utilities Sales: $180,000 ($42.25)
    Other License: $22,000 ($5.16)
    Other Selective Sales: $6,000 ($1.41)

Bristow government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,130,000 ($2143.19)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,400,000 ($1971.83)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $730,000 ($171.36)

Bristow government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $256,000 ($60.09)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,195,000 ($515.26)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,849,000 ($668.78)
Businesses in Bristow, OK
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Ashley Furniture1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Lane Furniture1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bristow:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KAKC (1300 AM; 5 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYAL (1550 AM; 3 kW; SAPULPA, OK; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KCFO (970 AM; 3 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: FRIENDSHIP BROADCASTING, L. P.)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUSH (1600 AM; 1 kW; CUSHING, OK; Owner: CIMARRON VALLEY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KXTD (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WAGONER, OK; Owner: GAYTAN-GALVAN LIMITED LIABILITY COMP)
  • WKY (930 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bristow:

  • KREK (104.9 FM; BRISTOW, OK; Owner: BIG CHIEF B/CSTING CO OF BRISTOW INC)
  • KXBL (99.5 FM; HENRYETTA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTSO (94.1 FM; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KBEZ (92.9 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KMOD-FM (97.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRAV-FM (96.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWEN (95.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVOO-FM (98.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQCV-FM (95.1 FM; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KNYD (90.5 FM; BROKEN ARROW, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KJMM (105.3 FM; BIXBY, OK; Owner: KJMM, INC.)
  • KHTT (106.9 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KJSR (103.3 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KIZS (92.1 FM; BROKEN ARROW, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMYZ-FM (104.5 FM; PRYOR, OK; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWGS (89.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TULSA)
  • KXOJ-FM (100.9 FM; SAPULPA, OK; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KRTQ (102.3 FM; SAND SPRINGS, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bristow:

  • KTPX (Channel 44; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: PAXSON TULSA LICENSE, INC.)
  • KJRH (Channel 2; TULSA, OK; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWTV (Channel 9; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN ENTITIES, L.L.C.)
  • KOED-TV (Channel 11; TULSA, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KOTV (Channel 6; TULSA, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.)
  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • KWHB (Channel 47; TULSA, OK; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTFO (Channel 41; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K15DA (Channel 15; TULSA, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KOKI-TV (Channel 23; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGEB (Channel 53; TULSA, OK; Owner: UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLOT-LP (Channel 25; TULSA, OK; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K39CW (Channel 39; TULSA, OK; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTZT-LP (Channel 29; TULSA, OK; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KWBT (Channel 19; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: TULSA COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KOPE-LP (Channel 51; TULSA, OK; Owner: COPELAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Bristow fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Bristow fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 230ft / 69.5mTotal length
  • $19,626,000Total costs
  • 248,950Total average daily traffic
  • 81,235Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Bristow, OK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 131950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 62010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bristow, OK
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bristow)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 356 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Bristow, OK)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bristow)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Bristow)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 93. The highest number of fires - 174 took place in 2011, and the least - 46 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Bristow, OK When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (64.7%), and Structure Fires (19.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bristow, OK
    • 1,02164.7%Outside Fires
    • 30719.5%Structure Fires
    • 20813.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 412.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bristow, OK
Most common first names in Bristow, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8872.3 years
William8577.5 years
Mary7378.8 years
John7275.3 years
Robert4775.0 years
Charles4473.4 years
George2974.5 years
Thomas2876.2 years
Roy2877.9 years
Henry2474.4 years
Most common last names in Bristow, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4476.5 years
Williams3074.4 years
Johnson2968.2 years
Brown2978.3 years
Baker2779.3 years
Taylor2677.7 years
Jones2577.4 years
Wilson2477.5 years
Jackson2382.5 years
Thompson2179.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bristow, OK
  • 72.4%Utility gas
  • 25.0%Electricity
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 1.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bristow, OK
  • 54.9%Utility gas
  • 40.8%Electricity
  • 3.6%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Bristow compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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