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ZIP Code 73538

Primary City:Elgin, OK (View All Cities)
County: Comanche County
Timezone: Central (6:04pm)
Area code: 580 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.7, -98.3
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 73538

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 73538. 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 73538. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 73538, 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:
Elgin, OK

Stats and Demographics for the 73538 ZIP Code

ZIP code 73538 is located in south Oklahoma and covers a slightly less 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 73538 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 73538 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,675
Population Density 58 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,979
Median Home Value $139,200
Land Area 80.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,722
Median Household Income $61,685

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male17018820719411212714315516720315812411812271482217
Female140169201167881411781691871841621291418676453531
Total310357408361200268321324354387320253259208147935748

Gender

 Male 2,346 50%
 Female 2,329 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,788 81.0%
 Black Or African American 133 2.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 440 9.4%
 Asian 39 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.2%
 Other Race 52 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 215 4.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner211822773442441958924
Renter3282786540261310
Total5326435540928422110234

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,092 63%
 Single Guardian 261 15%
 Singles 318 18%
 Singles With Roommate 51 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,016 59%
 Households with Kids 706 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3344323541294438364642453242314950392522
Female2130272922283346404237394142444029282620
Total5474596463577784768879847384758979675142

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 73538 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 73538 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 73538 real estate data, the median home value of $139,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 73538. Rentals in 73538 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 73538 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,675 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 915 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 461 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 346 17%
 Households Vacant 257 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 62 24.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.8%
 For Sale Only 43 16.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 3.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 65 25.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 77 30.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 36 8%
 2 Bedroom 163 35%
 3+ Bedroom 267 57%
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 $61,685 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 73538 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 73538 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,823 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 740 21%
 No Earnings 1,044 29%
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 1,823 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 740 21%
 No Earnings 1,044 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,087 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 58 3%
 Worked at Home 98 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 94 6%
 High School Graduate 834 53%
 Associate's degree 186 12%
 Bachelor's degree 315 20%
 Master's degree 114 7%
 Professional school degree 17 1%
 Doctorate degree 17 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 978 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 89 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 73538

ZIP Code 73538 is in the Elgin School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 73538.

Elgin Elementary School
Hwy 17 and Mighty Owl Ave
Elgin, OK 73538
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Elgin School District
Elgin Ms
Hwy 17 and Mighty Owl Ave
Elgin, OK 73538
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Elgin School District
Elgin High School
520 K St
Elgin, OK 73538
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Elgin School District

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