Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 73521

Primary City:Altus, OK (View All Cities)
County: Jackson County
Timezone: Central (2:32am)
Area code: 580 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.6, -99.3
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 73521

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 73521. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 73521. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 73521, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Altus, OK

Stats and Demographics for the 73521 ZIP Code

ZIP code 73521 is located in south Oklahoma and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 73521 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 73521 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,636
Population Density 118 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,705
Median Home Value $94,300
Land Area 183.78 sq mi
Water Area 0.24 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,339
Median Household Income $43,279

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male85681877882599385273663866066673459952234629022115190
Female836756679783808793708690642708746650502397369297225272
Total1,6921,5741,4571,6081,8011,6451,4441,3281,3021,3741,4801,2491,024743659518376362

Gender

 Male 10,775 50%
 Female 10,861 50%
Gender

Race

 White 15,174 70.1%
 Black Or African American 1,946 9.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 364 1.7%
 Asian 299 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 56 0.3%
 Other Race 2,765 12.8%
 Two Or More Races 1,032 4.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1095657211,111957730453131
Renter567946706539386150156112
Total6761,5111,4271,6501,343880609243

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,146 50%
 Single Guardian 1,475 18%
 Singles 2,294 28%
 Singles With Roommate 424 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,379 65%
 Households with Kids 2,960 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male175185155167174162175162145153148173154150172145163161184224
Female150190164155165156141151143137149145122126159154147138185145
Total325375319322339318316313288290297318276276331299310299369369

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 73521 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes, universities and military bases nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 73521 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 73521 real estate data, the median home value of $94,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 73521. Rentals in 73521 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 73521 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,949 96.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 200 0.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 190 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 94 0.4%
 Military Quarters 196 0.9%
 Other Noninstitutional 7 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,949 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,828 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,562 37%
 Households Vacant 1,366 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 504 36.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 37 2.7%
 For Sale Only 137 10.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 104 7.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 96 7.0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 487 35.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 64 2%
 1 Bedroom 461 13%
 2 Bedroom 1,384 38%
 3+ Bedroom 1,696 47%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $43,279 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 73521 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 73521 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,980 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,434 21%
 No Earnings 5,109 31%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,980 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,434 21%
 No Earnings 5,109 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,262 92.0%
 Public transportation 12 0.1%
 Taxicab 50 0.5%
 Motorcycle 39 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 489 4.9%
 Worked at Home 220 2.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,036 16.0%
 High School Graduate 3,404 52.5%
 Associate's degree 671 10.3%
 Bachelor's degree 905 14.0%
 Master's degree 315 4.9%
 Professional school degree 106 1.6%
 Doctorate degree 47 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,763 82.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 373 8.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 446 9.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 73521

ZIP Code 73521 is in the Altus School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 73521.

Rivers Elementary School
3000 North Veterans Dr
Altus, OK 73521
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Altus School District
Roosevelt Elementary School
1200 Glenda
Altus, OK 73521
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Altus School District
Sunset Elementary School
1830 Sunset Dr
Altus, OK 73521
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Altus School District
Washington Elementary School
311 East Cypress
Altus, OK 73521
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Altus School District
Will Rogers Elementary School
1100 North Forrest
Altus, OK 73521
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Altus School District
Altus Intermediate School
1221 North Howse
Altus, OK 73521
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Altus School District
Navajo Elementary School
15695 South County Rd 210
Altus, OK 73521
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Navajo School District
Altus High School
400 North Park Ave
Altus, OK 73521
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Altus School District
Altus Jhs
1600 South Park Ln
Altus, OK 73521
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Altus School District
Navajo High School
15695 South Cr. 210
Altus, OK 73521
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Navajo School District
Navajo Jhs
15695 South Cr. 210
Altus, OK 73521
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Navajo School District
Altus Christian Academy
1700 N Main St
Altus, OK 73521
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

Nearby ZIP Codes