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Idabel, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

Idabel is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Idabel.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in McCurtain County at latitude 33.8957 and longitude -94.8263. McCurtain County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 472 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Idabel (see map) encompass a land area of 16.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles.

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Idabel, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 7,326
Population in Households 7,016
Population in Familes 5,521
Population in Group Qrtrs 310
Population Density1 434
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 2,903
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,811
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,363 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,556 (46.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,347 (40.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 460 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $77,727
Average Home Value $92,958


Median Household Income $23,992
Average Household Income $40,857
Per Capita Income $16,607
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.04% 0.84%
Households 0.9% 0.91%
Families 0.78% 0.84%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.83%
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 733 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 396 46th
Diversity Index2 # 34 95th
Median Household Income # 723 2nd
Per Capita Income # 627 15th

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