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Broken Bow is a city in McCurtain County.

The community was named for Broken Bow, NE

The latitude of Broken Bow is 34.029N. The longitude is -94.738W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 469 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,132.


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Median household income
Local
$18,068
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Broken Bow demographic reports
Land became Choctaw territory in the 1830s
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 27. The number of murders and homicides was 3. The violent crime rate was 6.5 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Gail Davies, singer
Local festivals include:
  • Beavers Bend Folk Festival - Nov. 9-11, 2007
  • Kiamichi Ow-Chito Festival - June 14-16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Broken Bow web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Beavers Bend Resort Park
Historic sites and museums: Memorial Indian Museum, Forest Heritage Center, Gardner Mansion

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Ancestry & family history

4% of Broken Bow residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Broken Bow ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Broken Bow was $10,028, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Broken Bow residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Broken Bow, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $187.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $481.


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Libraries in Broken Bow include Broken Bow Public Library ... View libraries

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McCurtain County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Broken Bow political report.

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The average commute time for Broken Bow workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Broken Bow, OK

Pros: Great place to live!

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Lots of outdoor recreation!

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Large Clear Lake & lots of trees!

This is a good place to live in peace and start a family!

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