McAlester, OK 74501 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 74501: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
McAlester, OK 74501

Acceptable Alternative
Bache, OK 74501
Haywood, OK 74501

Not Acceptable, USPS
Richville, OK 74501
Scipio, OK 74501

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Pittsburg County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.935, Longitude -95.767
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 987
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 11,473
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 591
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,882

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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McAlester, OK 74501 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 31,970
Population in Households 29,679
Population in Familes 24,189
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,291
Population Density2 51
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $45,344
Average Household Income $62,183
Per Capita Income $23,900


Total Housing Units 14,029 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,688 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,370 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,971 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $118,329
Average Home Value $164,114


Total Households 12,058
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 8,029
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 -0.02% -0.15%
Households -0.24% -0.26%
Families -0.38% -0.35%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

McAlester, OK 74501 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 74501 to the other 626 ZIP Codes in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 22 97th
Population Density # 239 62nd
Diversity Index # 197 69th
Median Household Income # 296 53rd
Per Capita Income # 318 49th

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