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Idabel, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Idabel had a population of 7,301 as of July 1, 2016. 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.

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

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Idabel: Bokhoma.

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


Total Population 7,301
Population in Households 6,991
Population in Familes 5,501
Population in Group Qrtrs 310
Population Density1 433
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 2,886
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,798
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,408 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,532 (45.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,354 (39.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 522 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $84,253
Average Home Value $106,454


Median Household Income $28,699
Average Household Income $44,052
Per Capita Income $17,927
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.65% 0.54%
Households 0.52% 0.45%
Families 0.42% 0.39%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   0.91%
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.

Idabel, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Idabel 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 # 56 92nd
Population Density1 # 399 46th
Diversity Index2 # 21 97th
Median Household Income # 703 4th
Per Capita Income # 618 16th

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