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Bristow, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Bristow had a population of 4,369 as of July 1, 2016. Bristow ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oklahoma. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bristow is located at latitude 35.8336 and longitude -96.3944 in Creek County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bristow (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Creek County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 810 feet.

The City of Bristow (GNIS ID: 2409913) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oklahoma is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Bristow is located within Bristow Division of Creek County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bristow population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Bristow, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,369
Population in Households 4,317
Population in Familes 3,438
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density1 1,232
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 1,773
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 1,132
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,079 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 987 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 785 (37.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 306 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $75,755
Average Home Value $100,506


Median Household Income $30,327
Average Household Income $40,595
Per Capita Income $16,760
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.37%
Households 0.33% 0.25%
Families 0.29% 0.16%
Median Household Income   -1.07%
Per Capita Income   0.35%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bristow, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bristow to the other 731 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 83 89th
Population Density1 # 104 86th
Diversity Index2 # 237 67th
Median Household Income # 684 7th
Per Capita Income # 681 7th

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