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Arpelar, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Arpelar Census Designated Place had a population of 296 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Arpelar, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 296
Daytime Population: Workers 29
Daytime Population: Residents 161
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 190
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 296
Population in Familes 254
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 133
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $55,138
Average Household Income $67,718
Per Capita Income $26,772


Total Housing Units 121 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 95 (78.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $111,111
Average Home Value $181,250


Total Households 116
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 87
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.17% 0.4%
Households 0.99% 0.34%
Families 1.16% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   3.19%

Arpelar, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arpelar to the other 731 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 470 36th
Population Density # 544 26th
Diversity Index # 447 39th
Median Household Income # 89 88th
Per Capita Income # 161 78th

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