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Bixby is a city in Tulsa County, in the Tulsa metro area. (The community straddles Tulsa and Wagoner counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named for Tams Bixby, chairman of the Dawes Commission, which oversaw transfer of Indian lands.

The latitude of Bixby is 35.941N. The longitude is -95.883W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 600 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,611.


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Median household income
Local
$50,854
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bixby demographic reports
Bixby is on the Arkansas River.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 30. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.9 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Green Corn Festival - June 21-23, 2007
Dates often change. Check Bixby web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Bixby demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tulsa County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Tulsa area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 74011 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

18% of Bixby residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bixby ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bixby was $24,336, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

27% of Bixby residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Bixby, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $494.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $993.


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Libraries in Bixby include Bixby Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Bixby include Bixby Breeze

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Tulsa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bixby political report.

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The average commute time for Bixby workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Bixby between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 6.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.

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