Broken Bow, Oklahoma

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Population in 2017: 4,076 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.6%
 
Males: 2,024  (49.7%)
Females: 2,052  (50.3%)
Median resident age:

28.7 years
Oklahoma median age:

36.6 years

Zip codes: 74728.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $27,075 (it was $18,068 in 2000)
Broken Bow:

$27,075
OK:

$50,051

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,044 (it was $10,028 in 2000)

Broken Bow city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $98,027 (it was $48,300 in 2000)
Broken Bow:

$98,027
OK:

$137,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $120,781; detached houses: $132,969; townhouses or other attached units: $85,469; mobile homes: $43,281; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $7,381

Median gross rent in 2017: $564.

March 2019 cost of living index in Broken Bow: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 33.3%
(22.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 64.1% for Black residents, 50.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.7% for American Indian residents, 72.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 76.5% for other race residents, 37.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Broken Bow, OK (2017)
    • 2,31555.3%White alone
    • 72317.3%American Indian alone
    • 3969.5%Hispanic
    • 3478.3%Two or more races
    • 2295.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 2064.9%Black alone
    • 390.9%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists, there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Broken Bow, Oklahoma as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Broken Bow is 139 to 1.


Crime rates in Broken Bow by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.7)
1
(24.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(23.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(71.1)
5
(120.9)
6
(145.1)
4
(96.7)
1
(24.0)
2
(48.2)
3
(72.2)
3
(72.3)
4
(96.8)
3
(72.6)
3
(73.2)
3
(73.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(47.7)
3
(71.3)
1
(23.7)
3
(72.5)
3
(72.5)
2
(48.4)
3
(72.0)
2
(48.2)
1
(24.1)
1
(24.1)
1
(24.2)
1
(24.2)
1
(24.4)
2
(49.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
33
(786.8)
16
(380.3)
20
(474.3)
25
(604.3)
32
(773.7)
24
(580.4)
22
(528.3)
71
(1,712)
28
(673.9)
11
(265.3)
22
(532.2)
27
(653.3)
16
(390.2)
14
(344.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
103
(2,456)
74
(1,759)
105
(2,490)
82
(1,982)
119
(2,877)
59
(1,427)
48
(1,153)
40
(964.3)
69
(1,661)
43
(1,037)
78
(1,887)
74
(1,790)
55
(1,341)
79
(1,942)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
259
(6,175)
204
(4,849)
118
(2,798)
116
(2,804)
167
(4,038)
119
(2,878)
135
(3,242)
104
(2,507)
130
(3,129)
141
(3,400)
190
(4,596)
231
(5,589)
155
(3,780)
186
(4,571)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
29
(691.5)
22
(522.9)
30
(711.4)
25
(604.3)
20
(483.6)
21
(507.9)
10
(240.2)
9
(217.0)
6
(144.4)
12
(289.4)
15
(362.8)
23
(556.5)
22
(536.6)
17
(417.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(190.7)
4
(95.1)
0
(0.0)
7
(169.2)
3
(72.5)
4
(96.7)
4
(96.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(48.1)
3
(72.3)
1
(24.2)
2
(48.4)
4
(97.6)
3
(73.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)665.0456.4549.4586.9694.1463.6376.1580.5452.7349.9536.0589.4432.0494.7

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City-data.com crime index in Broken Bow, OK

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.95
Oklahoma average:

2.24
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Ancestries: American (5.7%), English (5.0%), Irish (4.3%), German (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 460 feet

Land area: 5.02 square miles.

Population density: 811 people per square mile   (low).

Broken Bow, Oklahoma map

238 residents are foreign born (2.8% Oceania, 1.7% Latin America).

This city:

5.7%
Oklahoma:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $753 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $300 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (94.6 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (121.6 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (145.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Eagletown, OK (3.1 miles ),
Idabel, OK (3.3 miles ),
Garvin, OK (3.6 miles),
Haworth, OK (3.7 miles ),
Wright City, OK (3.9 miles ),
Millerton, OK (4.0 miles ),
Southeast McCurtain, OK (4.2 miles ),
Valliant, OK (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 34.03 N, Longitude: 94.74 W

Area code: 580

Distribution of median household income in Broken Bow, OK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Broken Bow, OK in 2017
Broken Bow satellite photo by USGS

Broken Bow tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $72,900
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $43,300
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $72,700
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $35,200
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $73,700
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $73,700
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $175,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Broken Bow, OK residents
Average permit cost in Broken Bow, OK
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Oklahoma:

3.2%
Historical population in Broken Bow, OK
Historical housing units in Broken Bow, OK
Most common industries in Broken Bow, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (9.9%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.4%)
  • Food (11.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.4%)
  • Wood products (6.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.8%)
  • Truck transportation (5.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.1%)
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.1%)
  • Social assistance (8.9%)
  • Food (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (6.2%)
Most common occupations in Broken Bow, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.3%)
  • Construction laborers (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)

Average climate in Broken Bow, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Broken Bow, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Broken Bow-area historical tornado activity is below Oklahoma state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the Broken Bow city center injured 29 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.1 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Broken Bow-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 77% 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 106.3 miles away from Broken Bow center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 164.2 miles away from Broken Bow 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 166.0 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 273.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 354.3 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 171.0 miles away from Broken Bow center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McCurtain County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Broken Bow topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Broken Bow:

  • HEARTLAND HOSPICE SERVICES (605 SOUTH PARK DRIVE, SUITE 12)
  • ASSURANCE HEALTH CARE SERVICES, L L C (1401 SOUTH PARK DRIVE)
  • BROKEN BOW NURSING HOME (700 WEST JONES)
  • MCCURTAIN MANOR NURSING HOME (1201 DIERKS STREET)

Airports located in Broken Bow:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Broken Bow:

  • Paris Junior College (about 53 miles; Paris, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,875)
  • Texarkana College (about 56 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 65 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 71 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 87 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 8,890)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 94 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 97 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 6,103)

Public high schools in Broken Bow:

  • BROKEN BOW HS (Students: 626, Location: 108 WEST FIFTH STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • BATTIEST HS (Location: 5685 U A BATTIEST PICKENS RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Broken Bow:

  • DIERKS ES (Students: 490, Location: 108 WEST FIFTH STREET, Grades: PK-2)
  • BENNETT ES (Students: 372, Location: 108 WEST FIFTH STREET, Grades: 3-5)
  • LUKFATA PUBLIC SCHOOL (Students: 334, Location: 1685 OLD BROKEN BOW HWY, Grades: PK-8)
  • RECTOR JOHNSON MS (Students: 316, Location: 108 WEST FIFTH STREET, Grades: 6-8)
  • HOLLY CREEK PUBLIC SCHOOL (Students: 202, Location: 401 HOLLY CREEK ROAD, Grades: PK-8)
  • GLOVER PUBLIC SCHOOL (Students: 100, Location: 701 LAVENDER RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • BATTIEST ES (Location: 5685 U A BATTIEST PICKENS RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Broken Bow

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Broken Bow: Broken Bow Fire Department Station 1 (A), McCurtain County Emergency Medical Services Broken Bow Substation (B), Broken Bow Fire Department Station 2 (C), McCurtain County Fire Training Center (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: South Park Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Broken Bow include: United Pentecostal Church (A), Presbyterian Church (B), Lighthouse Christian Center (C), Good News Fellowship (D), First Christian Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Church of Christ (G), Hi-Way Assembly Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Broken Bow Cemetery (1), Crown Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Oknoname 089006 Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Forest Heritage Center (Museums; Beavers Bend State P), Beavers Bend Wildlife Museum & Taxidermy Studio (RR 4 Box 25), OKLA Forestry Associates (Museums; Beavers Bend State P).

Hotels: The Charles Wesley Motor Lodge & Restaurant (302 North Park Drive), End of Trail Motel (11 North Park Drive), Lake Pine Retreat Campground (RR 4 Box 36), Microtel Inn (1701 South Park Drive), Broken Bow Inn (Highway 70 & 259 South), Charles Wesley Motor Lodge (302 North Park Drive), A OK Motel (300 South Park Drive), Robbie's Tackle (RR 4 Box 36).

Birthplace of: Gail Davies - Country singer, Harry Brecheen - Baseball player and coach, Frank Parker (American football) - Football player.

McCurtain 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 Broken Bow and their reported violations in the past:

BROKEN BOW PWA (Address: 210 N. Broadway , Population served: 4,320, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-23-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-26-2009), St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-03-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-05-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-05-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-06-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-06-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2009)
  • 11 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2013 and MAY-2013, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2013 and MAY-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-06-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-05-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2009)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2009)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 7 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Broken Bow that have no violations reported:

  • LAKE PINE RETREAT (Address: 7750 N. US Hwy 259 , Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.8%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.5%
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: 0.3% of all households
99 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
145 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Broken Bow (2011 data):

  • McCurtain County National Bank: Mccurtain County National Bank at 20 North Park Drive, branch established on 1982/04/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $173.6 mil, Deposits: $157.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Mccurtain County Bancshares, Inc.
  • 1st Bank & Trust: at 710 South Park Drive, branch established on 1946/05/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $109.8 mil, Deposits: $97.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Southeastern Bancshares, Inc.
  • First National Bank: Broken Bow Branch at 409 South Park Drive, branch established on 1977/12/15. Info updated 2012/01/13: Bank assets: $718.1 mil, Deposits: $547.7 mil, headquarters in Hot Springs, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: First National Security Company

For population 15 years and over in Broken Bow:

Marital status in Broken Bow, OK
  • Never married: 35.1%
  • Now married: 40.7%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

For population 25 years and over in Broken Bow:

  • High school or higher: 82.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Broken Bow
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Broken Bow, OK (based on McCurtain County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,35294
Mainline Protestant2,42231
Black Protestant5894
Other3815
Catholic2151
None15,192-
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: 11
McCurtain County:

3.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
McCurtain County:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
McCurtain County:

3.59 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

10.5%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
McCurtain County:

31.0%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Broken Bow:

47.4%
Oklahoma:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.0%
State:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Broken Bow:

29.2
Oklahoma:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.9%
Oklahoma:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Broken Bow:

13.2%
Oklahoma:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Broken Bow:

6.8
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
Broken Bow:

34.6%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

52.7%
Oklahoma:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.8%
Oklahoma:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Broken Bow, OK Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 13$38,986$35,9870$0
Water Supply 10$26,400$31,6800$0
Streets and Highways 10$20,043$24,0520$0
Firefighters 7$17,420$29,86313$2,210
Solid Waste Management 6$14,061$28,1220$0
Police - Other 4$8,573$25,7190$0
Sewerage 4$9,237$27,7110$0
Parks and Recreation 3$6,263$25,0520$0
Financial Administration 3$6,589$26,3560$0
Other Government Administration 2$8,759$52,5540$0
Welfare 2$3,735$22,4103$2,690
Judicial and Legal 1$2,194$26,3282$1,727
Other and Unallocable 1$2,491$29,8920$0
Health 1$2,400$28,8000$0
Local Libraries 1$1,541$18,4920$0
Totals for Government 68$168,692$29,76918$6,627

Broken Bow government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $79,000 ($19.38)
    Sewerage: $26,000 ($6.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000 ($6.13)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($4.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($4.91)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($2.45)
    Air Transportation: $6,000 ($1.47)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,334,000 ($327.28)
    Police Protection: $996,000 ($244.36)
    Regular Highways: $669,000 ($164.13)
    Sewerage: $496,000 ($121.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $459,000 ($112.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $444,000 ($108.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $431,000 ($105.74)
    Electric Utilities: $234,000 ($57.41)
    Libraries: $169,000 ($41.46)
    Central Staff Services: $162,000 ($39.74)
    Financial Administration: $102,000 ($25.02)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $69,000 ($16.93)
    Air Transportation: $20,000 ($4.91)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($3.68)
    Health - Other: $8,000 ($1.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($8.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $95,000 ($23.31)
    Local Fire Protection: $70,000 ($17.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $64,000 ($15.70)
    Regular Highways: $37,000 ($9.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($5.64)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,055,000 ($504.17)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $672,000 ($164.87)

Broken Bow government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $739,000 ($181.31)
    Sewerage: $609,000 ($149.41)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000 ($0.98)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $185,000 ($45.39)
    Interest Earnings: $164,000 ($40.24)
    General Revenue - Other: $67,000 ($16.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,700,000 ($662.41)
    Electric Utilities: $1,305,000 ($320.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $185,000 ($45.39)
    General Local Government Support: $86,000 ($21.10)
    Water Utilities: $36,000 ($8.83)
    Highways: $26,000 ($6.38)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,034,000 ($499.02)
    Public Utilities Sales: $101,000 ($24.78)
    Other Selective Sales: $77,000 ($18.89)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $30,000 ($7.36)

Broken Bow government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,637,000 ($4572.37)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,752,000 ($4355.25)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,013,000 ($248.53)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $128,000 ($31.40)

Broken Bow government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,010,000 ($983.81)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,902,000 ($466.63)

5.09% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($59,726 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
Oklahoma average:

7.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Choctaw County, OK  0.33% ($43,636 average AGI)
to Bryan County, OK  0.30% ($27,433)
to Sevier County, AR  0.26% ($23,923)
Businesses in Broken Bow, OK
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Microtel1
Ashley Furniture1Nike1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Sears1
H&R Block1Subway1
KFC1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy2U.S. Cellular1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Walmart1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Broken Bow:

  • KBEL (1240 AM; 1 kW; IDABEL, OK; Owner: HAROLD E. COCHRAN)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Broken Bow:

  • KKBI (106.1 FM; BROKEN BOW, OK; Owner: J.D.C. RADIO, INC.)
  • KQIB (102.9 FM; IDABEL, OK; Owner: JDC RADIO, INC.)
  • KBEL-FM (96.7 FM; IDABEL, OK; Owner: HAROLD E. COCHRAN)
  • KXRT (90.9 FM; IDABEL, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KPLT-FM (107.7 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDQN-FM (92.1 FM; DE QUEEN, AR; Owner: JAY W. BUNYARD & ANNE W. BUNYARD)

TV broadcast stations around Broken Bow:

  • K28DJ (Channel 28; BROKEN BOW, OK; Owner: TRUSTEES OF J.B.CALLAHAM R.T.)
  • K63BA (Channel 63; IDABEL, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
Broken Bow fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Broken Bow fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 45Number of bridges
  • 548ft / 167mTotal length
  • $51,386,000Total costs
  • 124,507Total average daily traffic
  • 21,201Total average daily truck traffic
  • 199,186Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Broken Bow, OK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 81930-1939
  • 51940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 141970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Broken Bow, OK

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 80. The highest number of fires - 161 took place in 2004, and the least - 19 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Broken Bow, OK When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (47.3%), and Structure Fires (38.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Broken Bow, OK
    • 60447.3%Outside Fires
    • 49138.4%Structure Fires
    • 15912.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 241.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Broken Bow, OK

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Broken Bow, Oklahoma:

  • Microtel Inn, 1701 S Park Dr, Broken Bow, Oklahoma 74728 , Phone: (580) 584-7708, Fax: (580) 584-7709
  • Best Western Broken Bow Hotel & Suites, 1699 S Park Dr, Broken Bow, Oklahoma 74728 , Phone: (580) 584-7400, Fax: (580) 584-7406
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Broken Bow, Oklahoma
Most common first names in Broken Bow, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William8873.3 years
John8576.3 years
James8074.5 years
Mary6977.0 years
Robert5171.9 years
George3574.9 years
Thomas3070.5 years
Ruby2978.3 years
Willie2879.4 years
Pearl2484.5 years
Most common last names in Broken Bow, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5778.3 years
Davis3470.9 years
Smith3274.3 years
Jones3272.5 years
Burris2777.7 years
Lewis2573.4 years
Thomas2476.0 years
Wilson2470.7 years
Moore2373.0 years
Anderson2376.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Broken Bow, OK
  • 47.7%Electricity
  • 44.7%Utility gas
  • 5.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Broken Bow, OK
  • 57.5%Electricity
  • 38.6%Utility gas
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Broken Bow compared to Oklahoma state average:

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

Broken Bow on our top lists:

  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
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