Howe, OK 74940 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 74940: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Howe, OK 74940

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Le Flore County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.928, Longitude -94.7
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 25
  • PO Box Addresses: 124
  • Residential Addresses: 857
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 857

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

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Howe, OK 74940 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,931
Daytime Population: Workers 566
Daytime Population: Residents 1,811
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,377
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 2,839
Population in Familes 2,467
Population in Group Qrtrs 92
Population Density2 41
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $41,094
Average Household Income $57,210
Per Capita Income $20,684


Total Housing Units 1,265 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 743 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 268 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 254 (20.1%)
Median Home Value $101,563
Average Home Value $140,680


Total Households 1,011
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 780
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 -1.1% -0.63%
Households -1.27% -0.74%
Families -1.34% -0.78%
Median Household Income   3.82%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Howe, OK 74940 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 74940 to the other 632 ZIP Codes 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 # 260 59th
Population Density # 262 59th
Diversity Index # 178 72nd
Median Household Income # 407 36th
Per Capita Income # 482 24th

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