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Overview

Introduction to Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, in Tulsa county, is 13 miles SE of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The city is considered part of the Tulsa metropolitan area. Broken Arrow has a population of 74,859.

Broken Arrow History

Broken Arrow was originally inhabited by the Creek Indians. The area was initially served by the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway. It was incorporated in 1903. In the early years, the economy of the city was based mainly on agriculture. In the early 20th century, coal became significant in the economic development of Broken Arrow.

Broken Arrow and nearby Attractions

  • Arrow Village Shopping Center
  • Safari's Sanctuary
  • Broken Arrow Historical Museum
  • Battle Creek Golf Club
  • Tulsa Zoo
  • Lake Keystone State Park

Things To Do In Broken Arrow

Broken Arrow offers easy access to the Tulsa Zoo. The Battle Creek Golf Club provides excellent facilities for golfers to enjoy a round. The Broken Arrow Historical Museum provides absorbing insights into the history of this area. In addition, the city hosts the Rooster Days Festival every May.

Broken Arrow Transportation

Tulsa International Airport is close by.

Broken Arrow Higher Education

The Tulsa Technology Center-Broken Arrow Campus is the local institution of higher education. Others in the neighborhood include Tulsa Community College, the University of Tulsa and Oral Roberts University.

People

Total Population 103,437
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 12%
Employed Population 16+ 52,060
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 58.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 31.7%
Median Earnings25+ $40,331
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $29,052
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,202

Wealth

Median Family Income $75,928
% Above Poverty Level 92%
% Below Poverty Level 8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.3%
Median Gross Rent $955
Median House Value $155,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 36.2%
US/American 0%
English 9.6%
Irish 13.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Broken Arrow Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 13 miles SE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Tulsa
Metro Area Tulsa
Standard Zip Codes 74011, 74012, 74014
P.O. Box Zip Codes 74013
Phone Area Codes 918
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.052
Longitude -95.79

Broken Arrow Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BIXBY
Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 46 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 40.4 inches
Station CLAREMORE 2 ENE
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 45 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
Station WAGONER
Distance 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 48 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 74 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bixby 23,171 $84,821
Catoosa 7,406 $54,700
Coweta 9,517 $57,927
Jenks 19,030 $93,855
Tulsa 398,082 $52,988

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Broken Arrow Hospitals

SAINT FRANCIS HOSPITAL - BROKEN ARROW
(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
3000 SOUTH ELM PLACE
(918) 455-3535
Emergency Service: Yes

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Broken Arrow High Schools

BROKEN ARROW HS
1901 EAST ALBANY
918-259-4310
Serves 2,145 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.2

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