Broken Arrow, OK

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Population

106,264

1.33% growth

Median Age

36.8


Median Household Income

$70,788

3.2% growth

Poverty Rate

7.61%


Number of Employees

54,397

1.55% growth

Median Property Value

$161,000

2.09% growth

About

In 2017, Broken Arrow, OK had a population of 106k people with a median age of 36.8 and a median household income of $70,788. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Broken Arrow, OK grew from 104,869 to 106,264, a 1.33% increase and its median household income grew from $68,596 to $70,788, a 3.2% increase.

The population of Broken Arrow, OK is 73.5% White Alone, 7.96% Two or More Races, and 7.42% Hispanic or Latino. 9.32% of the people in Broken Arrow, OK speak a non-English language, and 96.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Broken Arrow, OK are Broken Arrow Beauty College-Broken Arrow (54 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Broken Arrow, OK is $161,000, and the homeownership rate is 74.3%. Most people in Broken Arrow, OK commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Broken Arrow, OK is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Broken Arrow, OK employs 54.4k people. The largest industries in Broken Arrow, OK are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,269 people), Retail Trade (6,709 people), and Manufacturing (6,487 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($73,049), Utilities ($71,786), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($70,132).

Median household income in Broken Arrow, OK is $70,788. Males in Broken Arrow, OK have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,687. The income inequality in Broken Arrow, OK (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$70,788

2017 value

± $1,327

3.2%

1 Year Growth

± 2.68%

Households in Broken Arrow, OK have a median annual income of $70,788, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $68,596 in 2016, which represents a 3.2% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$57,090

Average Male Salary

± $1,576

$39,687

Average Female Salary

± $1,128

In 2017, full-time male employees in Broken Arrow, OK made 1.44 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $46,109 ± $1,108

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $44,605 ± $18,568

  3. Asian

    $44,604 ± $6,576

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Broken Arrow, OK workers was White. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Broken Arrow, OK is from Oklahoma.

0.455

2017 Wage GINI

0.455

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Oklahoma was 0.455 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0213% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Oklahoma was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Oklahoma in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Oklahoma across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 74.12

  2. Census Tract 305.09

  3. Census Tract 75.18

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Broken Arrow, OK was Census Tract 74.12 with a value of $102,766, followed by Census Tract 305.09 and Census Tract 75.18, with respective values of $91,277 and $89,118.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.61% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Broken Arrow, OK (8.02k out of 105k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 6 - 11.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    5,819 ± 403

  2. Hispanic

    1,267 ± 181

  3. Two Or More

    1,108 ± 175

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Broken Arrow, OK is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

54.4k

2017 Value

± 1,145

1.55%

1 Year growth

± 2.88%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Broken Arrow, OK grew at a rate of 1.55%, from 53.6k employees to 54.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Broken Arrow, OK, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,954 people), Sales & Related Occupations (6,808 people), and Management Occupations (6,249 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Broken Arrow, OK.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Broken Arrow, OK, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,954 people), Sales & Related Occupations (6,808 people), and Management Occupations (6,249 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Broken Arrow, OK has an unusually high number of residents working as Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.58 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.38 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (1.21 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Broken Arrow, OK, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($73,382), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($71,250), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($69,219).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

54.4k

2017 Value

± 1,145

1.55%

1 Year growth

± 2.88%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Broken Arrow, OK grew at a rate of 1.55%, from 53.6k employees to 54.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Broken Arrow, OK, are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,269 people), Retail Trade (6,709 people), and Manufacturing (6,487 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Broken Arrow, OK, though some of these residents may live in Broken Arrow, OK and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Broken Arrow, OK, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,269 people), Retail Trade (6,709 people), and Manufacturing (6,487 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Broken Arrow, OK has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.68 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.46 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.29 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Broken Arrow, OK, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($73,049), Utilities ($71,786), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($70,132).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Oklahoma to other states, or from other states to Oklahoma.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $52.4B

  2. $21.4B

  3. $19.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Oklahoma product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $52.4B, followed by Fuel oils with $21.4B and Gasoline and $19.2B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Oklahoma products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$220B

2015 Value

$309B

Projected 2045 Value

40.6% growth

In 2015, total outbound Oklahoma trade was $220B. This is expected to increase 40.6% to $309B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Oklahoma trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Oklahoma to other states, or from other states to Oklahoma.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $40.8B

  2. $19.3B

  3. $7.03B

In 2015, the top outbound Oklahoma domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $40.8B, followed by Kansas with $19.3B and Arkansas and $7.03B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Oklahoma shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

90% of the population of Broken Arrow, OK has health coverage, with 58.3% on employee plans, 8.42% on Medicaid, 10% on Medicare, 11.8% on non-group plans, and 1.37% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Broken Arrow, OK was $7,627 in 2014. This is a 4.58% increase from the previous year ($7,293).

Primary care physicians in Broken Arrow, OK see 1587 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.8% increase from the previous year (1559 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1704 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 264 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Pushmataha County and Ottawa County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.2%). Additionally, Adair County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1587 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Oklahoma see an average of 1587 patients per year. This represents a 1.8% increase from the previous year (1559 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,627

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,878

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,529

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,429

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Oklahoma (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.58%, from $7,293 to $7,627.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

10%

Uninsured

58.3%

Employer Coverage

8.42%

Medicaid

10%

Medicare

11.8%

Non-Group

1.37%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Broken Arrow, OK declined by 9.12% from 11% to 10%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Broken Arrow, OK changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.2% prevalence

  2. 16.2% prevalence

  3. 15.9% prevalence

Pushmataha County and Ottawa County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Oklahoma, at 16.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Oklahoma by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Broken Arrow, OK is home to a population of 106k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 6.66% of Broken Arrow, OK residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Broken Arrow, OK is composed of 78.1k White Alone residents (73.5%), 8.46k Two or More Races residents (7.96%), 7.89k Hispanic or Latino residents (7.42%), 4.19k Black or African American Alone residents (3.95%), 3.91k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (3.68%), 3.54k Asian Alone residents (3.33%), 144 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.136%), and 30 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0282%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Broken Arrow, OK are Spanish or Spanish Creole (4,593 speakers), Vietnamese (1,067 speakers), and Arabic (388 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Broken Arrow, OK was 36.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Broken Arrow, OK are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Broken Arrow, OK residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.66%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

6.34%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 6.66% of Broken Arrow, OK residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Broken Arrow, OK was 6.34%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    107,425 ± 7,935 people

  2. Vietnam

    15,408 ± 3,041 people

  3. India

    7,989 ± 2,192 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Broken Arrow, OK was Mexico, the natal country of 107,425 Broken Arrow, OK residents, followed by Vietnam with 15,408 and India with 7,989.

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Citizenship

96.7%

2017 Citizenship

96.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.7% of Broken Arrow, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Broken Arrow, OK was 96.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    78.1k ± 1.05k

  2. Two or More Races

    8.46k ± 628

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    7.89k ± 734

In 2017, there were 9.23 times more White Alone residents (78.1k people) in Broken Arrow, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.46k Two or More Races and 7.89k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Broken Arrow, OK as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    4,593 speakers (4.78%)

  2. Vietnamese

    1,067 speakers (1.11%)

  3. Arabic

    388 speakers (0.404%)

9.32% of Broken Arrow, OK citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Broken Arrow, OK was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 4.78% of the overall population of Broken Arrow, OK are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.11% speak Vietnamese and 0.404% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,277 ± 247

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,108 ± 179

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,066 ± 154

Broken Arrow, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Broken Arrow, OK awarded 54 degrees. The student population of Broken Arrow, OK is skewed towards women, with 2 male students and 53 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Broken Arrow, OK are White (32 and 59.3%), followed by Two or More Races (8 and 14.8%), Black or African American (5 and 9.26%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (5 and 9.26%).

The largest universities in Broken Arrow, OK by number of degrees awarded are Broken Arrow Beauty College-Broken Arrow (54 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Broken Arrow, OK are General Cosmetology (21 and 38.9%), Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (15 and 27.8%), and Nail Specialist & Manicurist (14 and 25.9%).

The median tuition costs in Broken Arrow, OK are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 14 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. 15 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Broken Arrow, OK was Nail Specialist & Manicurist with 14 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Broken Arrow, OK according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

54 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Broken Arrow, OK institution with the largest number of graduating students was Broken Arrow Beauty College-Broken Arrow with 54 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2

Degrees Awarded to Men

52

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 2 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Broken Arrow, OK, which is 0.0385 times less than the 52 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    32 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races

    8 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    5 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Broken Arrow, OK were to White students. These 32 degrees mean that there were 4 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 8 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Broken Arrow, OK was $161,000 in 2017, which is 0.74 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $157,700 to $161,000, a 2.09% increase. The homeownership rate in Broken Arrow, OK is 74.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Broken Arrow, OK have an average commute time of 19.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Broken Arrow, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$70,788

Median Household Income

± $1,327

38.4k

Number of Households

± 896

In 2017, the median household income of the 38.4k households in Broken Arrow, OK grew to $70,788 from the previous year's value of $68,596.

The following chart displays the households in Broken Arrow, OK distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$161,000

2017 Median

± $1,758

$157,700

2016 Median

± $1,593

In 2017, the median property value in Broken Arrow, OK grew to to $161,000 from the previous year's value of $157,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Broken Arrow, OK compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Broken Arrow, OK the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Broken Arrow, OK distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Broken Arrow, OK the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

74.3%

2017 Homeownership

74.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 74.3% of the housing units in Broken Arrow, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Broken Arrow, OK compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Broken Arrow, OK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Broken Arrow, OK have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

19.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Broken Arrow, OK have a shorter commute time (19.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.866% of the workforce in Broken Arrow, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    86%

  2. Carpooled

    8.36%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.93%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Broken Arrow, OK was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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