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A+ Broken Arrow Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C Broken Arrow Cost of Living Cost of living is 13% higher than Oklahoma
Broken Arrow
991% less expensive than the US average
8812% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Broken Arrow cost of living
A- Broken Arrow Crime Total crime is 31% lower than Oklahoma
Total crime
2,30616% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 4416% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
18%Year over year crime is up
Broken Arrow crime
C Broken Arrow Employment Household income is 43% higher than Oklahoma
Median household income
$68,59624% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$30,5082% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%18% lower than the US average
Broken Arrow employment
C- Broken Arrow Housing Home value is 30% higher than Oklahoma
Median home value
$157,70015% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$9682% higher than the US average
Home ownership
75%18% higher than the US average
Broken Arrow real estate or Broken Arrow rentals
A+ Broken Arrow Schools HS graduation rate is 9% higher than Oklahoma
High school grad. rates
90%8% higher than the US average
School test scores
71%45% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
19:121% higher than the US average
Broken Arrow K-12 schools or Broken Arrow colleges

Living in Broken Arrow, OK

Broken Arrow is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. The city has a population of 104,869 people. The majority of Broken Arrow residents report their race to be White; this is followed by Black and American Indian and Alaskan. Broken Arrow is known to be family friendly as more than 79% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 58% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

Without the right tools, relocating to any new area can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma could be a positive experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. Finding the best places to live in Broken Arrow and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes amenities, employment, housing and other important metrics.

Broken Arrow, OK receives 83/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #12 in Oklahoma and #629 in the USA. Based on this score, Broken Arrow would be considered a very livable city! Another exciting tidbit, is that Broken Arrow ranks better than 90% of all US cities! For each of the livability categories, we know that Broken Arrow ranks very well for amenities (A+), crime (A-) and education (A+).

Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Broken Arrow has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive. Some of the interesting things to do and attractions include: Safari's Interactive Animal Sanctuary, Blue Bell Ice Creamery, and Haikey Creek Park.

Low violent crime (murder, rape, robbery, assault) is a must for most people when searching for a new area to live. At 124 crimes per 100,000 residents, Broken Arrow has a violent crime rate that is far below the national average.

The average school test scores in Broken Arrow are 71%. This far exceeds the national average and ensures that this educational system will provide your children with the skills and the tools they need to thrive.

Broken Arrow real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Broken Arrow. The median home price for Broken Arrow homes is $157,700, which is 30% higher than the Oklahoma average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Broken Arrow, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.3, which is 8% lower than the Oklahoma average. Knowing if your home will appreciate on a long term or even a short term basis should be factored into your decision making. An increase in your home’s value can be a good way to generate tax-free equity that can create long term financial security. In the past year, appreciation rates for homes in the Broken Arrow area were 5.2% and 5 year appreciation rates were 4.3%.

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I lived in Broken Arrow all my life. Dont move to Tulsa or Coweta. Move here, its safe and also a nice town. Like it
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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma - Down home America

As a professional rodeo cowboy I have traveled from coast to coast and there are many states that I have great affinities for. Montana, Wyoming, Colorado and Arizona are several of my favorites for their beautiful scenery, but for the warmth of the people and down home atmosphere, Oklahoma is my favorite and Broken Arrow tops the list.

Broken Arrow, Oklahoma lies in the northeastern part of the state and although not blessed with scenic mountains, lakes and streams, the city's tree lined streets give it a quaint and homey ambiance. There's plenty to do for the visitor from art museums, a safari animal sanctuary, and the town playhouse to the Bluebell ice cream factory. The city hosts the a professional rodeo in June.

Broken Arrow hosts accommodations from bed and breakfasts to rooming houses and well-appointed hotels and for a prairie city the choices of eateries are quite international with restaurants offering Asian, Mexican, Oriental and Italian cuisine. Although Broken Arrow may not be a primary destination for the traveler, as a stopover, it's hard to beat for the friendly and welcoming small city (town) atmosphere.
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Source: The Broken Arrow, OK data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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