Broken Arrow, OK


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Broken Arrow is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 106,563 people and 33 constituent neighborhoods, Broken Arrow is the fourth largest community in Oklahoma.

Broken Arrow real estate is some of the most expensive in Oklahoma, although Broken Arrow house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Broken Arrow is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Broken Arrow is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Broken Arrow who work in office and administrative support (14.86%), sales jobs (12.56%), and management occupations (10.11%).

Also of interest is that Broken Arrow has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Broken Arrow is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Broken Arrow a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Broken Arrow has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Broken Arrow’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The education level of Broken Arrow citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.72% of adults in Broken Arrow have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Broken Arrow in 2010 was $29,802, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $119,208 for a family of four. However, Broken Arrow contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Broken Arrow is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Broken Arrow home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Broken Arrow residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Broken Arrow include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

The most common language spoken in Broken Arrow is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.