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Idabel, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Idabel had a population of 7,294 as of July 1, 2015. Idabel ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oklahoma. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Idabel is located at latitude 33.9021 and longitude -94.83 in McCurtain County. The formal boundaries for the City of Idabel (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. McCurtain County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 472 feet.

The City of Idabel (GNIS ID: 2410089) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Idabel population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Idabel, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 7,294
Population in Households 6,983
Population in Familes 5,500
Population in Group Qrtrs 311
Population Density1 432
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 2,918
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,816
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,375 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,561 (46.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,357 (40.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 457 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $85,227
Average Home Value $102,066


Median Household Income $25,242
Average Household Income $41,001
Per Capita Income $16,682
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 0.83%
Households 0.83% 0.89%
Families 0.69% 0.79%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.44%
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.

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Idabel, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Idabel to the other 733 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 57 92nd
Population Density1 # 402 45th
Diversity Index2 # 28 97th
Median Household Income # 721 2nd
Per Capita Income # 633 14th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oklahoma Census Data Comparison Tool.