Brushy, Oklahoma

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Population in 2010: 900. Population change since 2000: +14.4%
Males: 447  (49.7%)
Females: 453  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  48.3 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 74945.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,764 (it was $26,853 in 2000)
Brushy:

$40,764
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,357 (it was $12,230 in 2000)

Brushy CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $81,798 (it was $54,100 in 2000)
Brushy:

$81,798
OK:

$116,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $681.

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  • Races in Brushy, OK (2010)

    Brushy races chart
    • 51657.3%White alone
    • 27330.3%American Indian alone
    • 819.0%Two or more races
    • 262.9%Hispanic
    • 20.2%Black alone
    • 20.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Brushy: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (9.5%), United States (9.1%), German (6.8%), Dutch (4.4%), English (1.2%), Italian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 26.1 square miles.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (very low).

Brushy, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Brushy:

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brushy CDP:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

12 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.6%
Oklahoma:

5.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $707 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $276 (0.4%)

Brushy satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (23.0 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (78.3 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (224.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Stoney Point, OK (2.1 miles ), Marble City, OK (2.3 miles ), Akins, OK (2.3 miles ), Stony Point, OK (2.3 miles) , Flute Springs, OK (2.4 miles) , Marble City Community, OK (2.5 miles ), Dwight Mission, OK (2.6 miles) , Badger Lee, OK (2.8 miles) .

Latitude: 35.56 N, Longitude: 94.73 W

Brushy household income distribution Brushy home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (32%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Brushy, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Brushy-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 109% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/26/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.1 miles away from the Brushy place center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1960, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the place center killed 16 people and injured 106 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 144.8 miles away from the city 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 145.1 miles away from Brushy 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 114.9 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 247.7 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 283.0 miles away from Brushy 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 309.9 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 Sequoyah County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Brushy:

  • SOUTHWEST HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)
  • SEQUOYAH MANOR, LLC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)
  • PROFESSIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)
  • PETERS AGENCY HOME HEALTH SERVICES, L L C (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)
  • SEQUOYAH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)
  • SEQUOYAH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)
  • LOCAL HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brushy:

  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 24 miles; Fort Smith, AR; Full-time enrollment: 6,103)
  • Northeastern State University (about 29 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 37 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • John Brown University (about 45 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • University of Arkansas (about 47 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 64 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (about 69 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 3,243)

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Notable location: Brushy Mountain Volunteer Fire Department Sequoyah County (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Reservoirs: Brushy Lake (A), Sallisaw Creek Site 30 Reservoir (B), Sallisaw Creek Site 36 Reservoir (C), Sallisaw Creek Site 22 Reservoir (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Sequoyah 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 2013 was 88.0. This is about average.

City:

88.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.163. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.163
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 6.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.35
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.489. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.489
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 18.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.9%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.7% for American Indian residents, 7.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.5%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Oklahoma average:

11.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brushy CDP (based on Sequoyah County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,74675
Mainline Protestant1,7916
Other4923
Catholic2202
Black Protestant1871
None26,955-
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
Sequoyah County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Sequoyah County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Sequoyah County:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.9%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sequoyah County:

31.6%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.3%
Oklahoma:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

52.0%
Oklahoma:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
Oklahoma:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.2%
Oklahoma:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Brushy:

8.1%
Oklahoma:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Brushy:

6.9
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.5%
Oklahoma:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

60.4%
State:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.2%
Oklahoma:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brushy, OK Residents

5.93% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,784 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.93%
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 Sebastian County, AR  1.26% ($29,404 average AGI)
from Crawford County, AR  0.41% ($33,692)
from Le Flore County, OK  0.33% ($24,690)


6.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
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 Sebastian County, AR  1.19% ($25,758 average AGI)
to Le Flore County, OK  0.43% ($25,836)
to Tulsa County, OK  0.36% ($29,739)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brushy:

  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KFSA (950 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FRED H. BAKER, SR.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KKUZ (1560 AM; daytime; 0 kW; SALLISAW, OK; Owner: TEDDY BEAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KUOA (1290 AM; 5 kW; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KUOA, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brushy:

  • KKBD (95.9 FM; SALLISAW, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KISR (93.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: STEREO 93, INC.)
  • KZBB (97.9 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KREU (92.3 FM; ROLAND, OK; Owner: STAR 92 CO.)
  • KMAG (99.1 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • KOMS (107.3 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDAB (94.9 FM; PRAIRIE GROVE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTKL (88.5 FM; STIGLER, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KEZA (107.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMMY (97.1 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: KMMY, Inc.)
  • KAOW (88.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KLSZ-FM (102.7 FM; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KUAF (91.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS)
  • K209CA (89.7 FM; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Brushy:

  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • K48FL (Channel 48; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TV 34, INC.)
  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • KAFT (Channel 13; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KBBL-CA (Channel 9; WINSLOW, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K34EN (Channel 34; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TV34, INC.)
  • KFDF-CA (Channel 10; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$85,4602$81,4454$113,8831$9,2401$45,0001$20,230
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$77,9601$27,3801$53,8900$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$00$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$37,6700$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0301.01

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Other fuel (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Utility gas (0%)

Brushy compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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