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Brush Creek, Oklahoma

Coordinates: 36°24′59″N 94°47′02″W / 36.41639°N 94.78389°W / 36.41639; -94.78389
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Brush Creek, Oklahoma
Brush Creek is located in Oklahoma
Brush Creek
Brush Creek
Location within the state of Oklahoma
Coordinates: 36°24′59″N 94°47′02″W / 36.41639°N 94.78389°W / 36.41639; -94.78389
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.82 sq mi (2.12 km2)
 • Land0.82 sq mi (2.12 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation965 ft (294 m)
 • Total14
 • Density17.11/sq mi (6.61/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CST)
FIPS code40-09612
GNIS feature ID2407912[2]

Brush Creek is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Delaware County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 35 at the 2010 census.[3]


Brush Creek is located near the center of Delaware County. It is bordered on the northwest by the city of Jay, the county seat, on the north by Oklahoma State Highway 20, and on the south by Brush Creek, a southwest-flowing tributary of Spavinaw Creek and part of the Neosho River watershed.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Brush Creek CDP has a total area of 0.83 square miles (2.14 km2), all land.[3]


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 41 people, 13 households, and 9 families residing in the community. The population density was 50.1 inhabitants per square mile (19.3/km2). There were 13 housing units at an average density of 15.9/sq mi (6.1/km2). The racial makeup of the community was 31.71% White, 46.34% Native American, 2.44% from other races, and 19.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.44% of the population.

There were 13 households, out of which 38.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.15 and the average family size was 3.70.

In the community, the population age range was spread out, with 29.3% under the age of 18, 14.6% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 12.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.3 males.

The median income for a household in the community was $20,625, and the median income for a family was $19,375. Males had a median income of $23,750 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the community was $10,288. There were no families and 7.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.


  1. ^ "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 20, 2022.
  2. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Brush Creek, Oklahoma
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Brush Creek CDP, Oklahoma". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved December 7, 2015.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  5. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.