is a town located in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 787.
Geography\nBrushy is located at 35°33'44" North, 94°43'49" West (35.562267, -94.730336)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 67.7 km²
). 67.6 km² (26.1 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.23% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 787 people, 283 households, and 232 families residing in the town. The population density
is 11.6/km² (30.2/mi²). There are 319 housing units at an average density of 4.7/km² (12.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 59.47% White, 0.13% African American
, 25.41% Native American
, 0.00% Asian
, 0.13% Pacific Islander, 1.14% from other races, and 13.72% from two or more races. 2.54% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 283 households out of which 36.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.6% are married couples living together, 9.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 17.7% are non-families. 15.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.78 and the average family size is 3.10.
In the town the population is spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 106.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 104.2 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $26,853, and the median income for a family is $31,563. Males have a median income of $25,227 versus $18,125 for females. The per capita income for the town is $12,230. 20.1% of the population and 18.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 21.5% are under the age of 18 and 29.4% are 65 or older.