Arpelar, OK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Arpelar, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Arpelar Census Designated Place had a population of 239 as of July 1, 2015. Arpelar ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oklahoma. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Arpelar is located at latitude 34.9328 and longitude -95.9517 in Pittsburg County. The formal boundaries for the Arpelar Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pittsburg County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 748 feet.

The Arpelar Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629904) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Oklahoma is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Arpelar Census Designated Place is located within Northwest Pittsburg Division of Pittsburg County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Arpelar 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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Arpelar, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 239
Population in Households 239
Population in Familes 206
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 107
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 95
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 71
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $107,500
Average Home Value $130,625


Median Household Income $41,489
Average Household Income $55,067
Per Capita Income $22,199
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -2.43% -0.59%
Households -2.41% -0.64%
Families -2.25% -0.57%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
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.


Arpelar, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arpelar 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 # 504 31st
Population Density1 # 563 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 463 37th
Median Household Income # 347 53rd
Per Capita Income # 267 64th

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