Brushy, Oklahoma

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Population in 2010: 900.
Population change since 2000: +14.4%
Males: 485  (54.0%)
Females: 415  (46.0%)
Median resident age:

43.1 years
Oklahoma median age:

36.6 years

Zip codes: 74945.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,240 (it was $26,853 in 2000)
Brushy:

$40,240
OK:

$50,051

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,347 (it was $12,230 in 2000)

Brushy CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $109,798 (it was $54,100 in 2000)
Brushy:

$109,798
OK:

$137,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $124,309; detached houses: $139,878; mobile homes: $63,062

Median gross rent in 2017: $650.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brushy: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.9%
(32.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.1% for American Indian residents, 22.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Brushy, OK (2010)
    • 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

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Ancestries: American (18.7%), Italian (3.2%), German (2.7%), English (2.1%).

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

3 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.3%
Oklahoma:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $731 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $320 (0.4%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Brushy, OK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Brushy, OK in 2017
Brushy satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Oklahoma:

3.2%
Most common industries in Brushy, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (18.0%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Truck transportation (5.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.2%)
  • Food (4.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (28.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.4%)
  • Truck transportation (7.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.0%)
  • Educational services (17.0%)
  • Food (9.0%)
  • Social assistance (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Brushy, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (15.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.0%)
  • Carpenters (6.0%)
  • Construction laborers (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.0%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (16.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12.0%)
  • Child care workers (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)

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
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.1. This is about average.

City:

71.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.161. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.161
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.13
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.487. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.487
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.84. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.84
U.S.:

8.46

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 the city 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 Brushy 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 the city 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 (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Winter Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Brushy:

Marital status in Brushy, OK
  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

For population 25 years and over in Brushy:

  • High school or higher: 69.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brushy, OK (based on Sequoyah County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

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.
Oklahoma:

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

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Sequoyah County:

11.9%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This 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

6.35% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,928 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Oklahoma average:

7.30%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Sebastian County, AR  1.30% ($30,085 average AGI)
from Muskogee County, OK  0.47% ($47,100)
from Crawford County, AR  0.44% ($36,464)


5.89% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,371 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
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 Sebastian County, AR  1.30% ($31,189 average AGI)
to Muskogee County, OK  0.47% ($37,085)
to Crawford County, AR  0.42% ($32,057)

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.)

Brushy fatal accident list:

Sep 27, 2015 06:21 PM, Us-59, Lat: 35.551500, Lon: -94.730800, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 17, 2013 05:21 AM, Cr-4620, Lat: 35.543731, Lon: -94.796375, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 12, 2010 08:01 PM, Us-59, Lat: 35.565331, Lon: -94.717425, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.3mTotal length
  • $4,299,000Total costs
  • 4,600Total average daily traffic
  • 490Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,360Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brushy, OK
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Brushy, OK - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brushy, OK
  • 41.8%Electricity
  • 36.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.3%Wood
  • 2.4%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brushy, OK
  • 77.3%Electricity
  • 13.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.1%Utility gas


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 above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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