Location of Braggs, Oklahoma
|• Total||0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)|
|• Land||0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||558 ft (170 m)|
|• Density||896.7/sq mi (336.3/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1090449|
According to the United States Census Bureau, Braggs has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land. Braggs is surrounded on its northeast half by Camp Gruber, an Oklahoma Army National Guard (OKARNG) training facility.
As of the census of 2000, there were 301 people, 123 households, and 86 families residing in the town. The population density was 923.8 people per square mile (352.2/km²). There were 137 housing units at an average density of 420.4 per square mile (160.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 75.42% White, 1.66% African American, 14.95% Native American, 0.33% Pacific Islander, 0.33% from other races, and 7.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.33% of the population.
There were 123 households out of which 32.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.5% were married couples living together, 104.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.3% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.92.
In the town the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 164, and 102.6% who were 165 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 10000 females there were .3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $21,750, and the median income for a family was $22,500. Males had a median income of $20,938 versus $20,938 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,396. About 23.5% of families and 31.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 50.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 8.9% of those sixty five or over.
- Sarah Vowell - Author
- Watt Sam and Nancy Raven- the last two native speakers of the Natchez language
- Archie Sam - Scholar and Sun Chief of the Natchez people
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- CensusViewer:Braggs, Oklahoma Population. Retrieved October 10, 2013
- Map of Camp Gruber Retrieved June 9, 2014