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Arpelar, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Arpelar Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Pittsburg County at latitude 34.9328 and longitude -95.9517. Pittsburg County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 748 feet.

The formal official name is the Arpelar Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Arpelar, Oklahoma.

The U5 Census Class Code for Arpelar indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

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


Total Population 246
Population in Households 246
Population in Familes 212
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 111
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 98
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 73
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 81 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $98,077
Average Home Value $120,938


Median Household Income $39,734
Average Household Income $54,796
Per Capita Income $21,904
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -2.34% -0.91%
Households -2.26% -1.04%
Families -2.13% -0.84%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   2.97%
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, 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 # 498 32nd
Population Density1 # 560 24th
Diversity Index2 # 448 39th
Median Household Income # 375 49th
Per Capita Income # 261 65th

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