Bromide, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 168 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.1%
 
Males: 73  (43.8%)
Females: 95  (56.2%)
Median resident age:  40.8 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip code: 74530

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,011 (it was $21,458 in 2000)
Bromide:

$34,011
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,174 (it was $10,427 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $37,387 (it was $17,700 in 2000)
Bromide:

$37,387
OK:

$116,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $55,010; Detached houses: $51,019; Mobile homes: $55,942
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  • Races in Bromide, OK (2010)

    Bromide races chart
    • 12072.7%White alone
    • 2615.8%American Indian alone
    • 148.5%Hispanic
    • 53.0%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Bromide: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (11.5%), German (8.8%), West Indian (3.8%), United States (3.3%), English (2.7%), Polish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1907

Elevation: 707 feet

Land area: 0.67 square miles.

Population density: 251 people per square mile   (very low).

Bromide, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Bromide:

  • High school or higher: 67.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bromide town:

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 68.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

19 residents are foreign born (10.3% Latin America).

This town:

10.3%
Oklahoma:

5.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $418 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $212 (0.6%)

Bromide satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (54.4 miles , pop. 81,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (94.3 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (113.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Wapanucka, OK (2.3 miles ), East Johnston, OK (3.0 miles ), Milburn, OK (3.6 miles ), Tupelo, OK (3.7 miles ), West Coal, OK (3.8 miles ), Centrahoma, OK (4.0 miles) , Lehigh, OK (4.0 miles ), Stonewall, OK (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 34.42 N, Longitude: 96.49 W

Area code: 580

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

5.7%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+0.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (25%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)

Average climate in Bromide, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bromide, Oklahoma average temperatures Bromide, Oklahoma average precipitation Bromide, Oklahoma humidity Bromide, Oklahoma wind speed Bromide, Oklahoma snowfall Bromide, Oklahoma sunshine Bromide, Oklahoma clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Bromide-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 155% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the Bromide town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/9/1959, a category F4 tornado 14.8 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bromide-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 75% 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 17.1 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 263.8 miles away from Bromide 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 67.4 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 112.3 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 66.7 miles away from Bromide center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 249.0 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 Johnston County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bromide topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bromide:

  • East Central University (about 27 miles; Ada, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,030)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 30 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Grayson College (about 50 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • North Central Texas College (about 68 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)
  • Paris Junior College (about 77 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 3,875)
  • University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (about 77 miles; Norman, OK; FT enrollment: 22,496)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 88 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)

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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 86.1. This is about average.

City:

86.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0

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

BROMIDE (Population served: 163, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • 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 Compliance achieved (JAN-14-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-14-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-08-2004), St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUN-14-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from JUN-14-2005 to NOV-23-2005)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.5%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 47.9% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  77.0%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.9%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Bromide compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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:

10.8
Oklahoma average:

11.2

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (54%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Wood (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bromide town (based on Johnston County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,09336
Mainline Protestant4845
Catholic201
Other21
None4,358-
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: 2
Johnston County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Johnston County:

12.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Johnston County:

31.0%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$770
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,632
Totals for Government 0$0 5$2,402

Bromide government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $56,000 ($333.33)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($71.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($35.71)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($17.86)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($5.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $2,000 ($11.90)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,000 ($77.38)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($11.90)

Bromide government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($71.43)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($41.67)
    All Other: $1,000 ($5.95)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($11.90)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($5.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($119.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($11.90)
    General Support: $1,000 ($5.95)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $1,000 ($5.95)

Bromide government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $95,000 ($565.48)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $91,000 ($541.67)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($23.81)

Bromide government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $56,000 ($333.33)

7.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,313 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.73%
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 Bryan County, OK  0.98% ($32,344 average AGI)
from Marshall County, OK  0.83% ($24,519)
from Pontotoc County, OK  0.49% ($17,063)


7.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,550 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
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 Carter County, OK  0.98% ($25,688 average AGI)
to Marshall County, OK  0.92% ($24,133)
to Bryan County, OK  0.70% ($26,043)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bromide:

  • KEOR (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATOKA, OK; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KTBK (1700 AM; 10 kW; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bromide:

  • KAZC (88.3 FM; TISHOMINGO, OK; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHKC-FM (102.1 FM; ATOKA, OK; Owner: KEYSTONE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMAD-FM (102.5 FM; WHITESBORO, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KQCV-FM (95.1 FM; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KLBC (106.3 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: TEXOMA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIXO (106.1 FM; SULPHUR, OK; Owner: DFWU, INC.)
  • K209AZ (89.7 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KKFC (105.5 FM; COALGATE, OK; Owner: WOODSTONE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bromide:

  • KTEN (Channel 10; ADA, OK; Owner: CHANNEL 49 ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • KXII (Channel 12; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KXII LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K35CU (Channel 35; ADA, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • SAM CURTIS, 0.35 Miles North Of Town Of Bromide, Ok (Lat: 34.424694 Lon: -96.494944), Type: 109.7, Structure height: 40029 m, Overall height: 109.7 m
    Registrant: 4053438232, Kerrylconn@gmail.Com, 13431 BROADWAY EXTENSION Suite- 120
  • 4.2 Mi E Of St Hwy 7 6 Mi 225 Deg Ssw (Lat: 34.359444 Lon: -96.559722), Type: 444.5, Overall height: 411.6 m
    Registrant: 9034655836

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Tower Site, St Hwy 7 Sw (Lat: 34.359528 Lon: -96.559722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 411.6 m, Overall height: 444.5 m, Call Sign: KNZ63, Licensee ID: L00171408
    Assigned Frequencies: 6875.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/1988, Expiration Date: 06/01/2006
    Registrant: Channel 49 Acquisition Corporation
  • Tower Site, 4.2 Miles East Of State Hwy. 7, 6 Miles 225 Degrees Ssw (Lat: 34.359444 Lon: -96.559722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 444.4 m, Call Sign: WAW459
    Assigned Frequencies: 6975.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/17/1994, Expiration Date: 06/01/2006
    Registrant: Brooks, Pierce Et. Al., 150 Fayetteville Street Mall, Raleigh, NC 27602, Phone: (919) 839-0300, Fax: (919) 839-0304, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: SINCLAIR PETER CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 999PS , Serial Number: 1291
    Registrant (Individual): Bill R Toney, Po Box 6, Bromide, OK 74530
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/17/1994, Exported to: Switzerland

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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