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.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Broken Bow is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 48.80% of the Broken Bow workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Broken Bow is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Broken Bow who work in office and administrative support (10.53%), farm management occupations (8.12%), and food service (6.68%).
In addition, many people in Broken Bow have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
As is often the case in a small city, Broken Bow doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Broken Bow are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.45% of adults in Broken Bow have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Broken Bow in 2010 was $14,112, which is low income relative to Oklahoma and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $56,448 for a family of four. Broken Bow also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.50% 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 European.
The most common language spoken in Broken Bow is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.