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Broken Arrow 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 a peace ceremony held here after the Civil War
The latitude of Broken Arrow is 36.052N. The longitude is -95.79W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 755 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 83,607.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Broken Arrow 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 74012 ZIP code.
19% of Broken Arrow residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Broken Arrow ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Broken Arrow was $21,555, compared with $21,587 nationally.
31% of Broken Arrow residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Broken Arrow, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $545. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $952.
Libraries in Broken Arrow include Broken Arrow Library, South Broken Arrow ... View libraries
Newspapers in Broken Arrow include Broken Arrow Express
Tulsa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Broken Arrow political report.
The average commute time for Broken Arrow workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 12 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Broken Arrow between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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