Broken Bow is a very small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 4,131 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Broken Bow is the 85th largest community in Oklahoma.
Broken Bow is a blue-collar town, with 44.24% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Broken Bow is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Broken Bow who work in office and administrative support (13.18%), sales jobs (6.77%), and maintenance occupations (6.41%).
One of the benefits of Broken Bow is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.60 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Broken Bow is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The rate of college-level education in Broken Bow is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.39% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Broken Bow in 2010 was $14,382, which is low income relative to Oklahoma and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $57,528 for a family of four. Broken Bow also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.95% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Broken Bow is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Broken Bow home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Broken Bow residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Broken Bow include German, English, Dutch, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Broken Bow is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.