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ZIP Code 73728

Primary City:Cherokee, OK (View All Cities)
County: Alfalfa County
Timezone: Central (9:02pm)
Area code: 580 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.8, -98.4
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 73728

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 73728. 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 73728. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 73728, 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:
Cherokee, OK
Acceptable:
Lambert

Stats and Demographics for the 73728 ZIP Code

ZIP code 73728 is located in north Oklahoma and covers a large 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 73728 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 73728 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,861
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,043
Median Home Value $63,700
Land Area 228.18 sq mi
Water Area 0.24 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 804
Median Household Income $42,813

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male546667604861404746727075493950302628
Female614144565250434243717574505251354251
Total1151071111161001118389891431451499991101656879

Gender

 Male 928 50%
 Female 933 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,752 94.1%
 Black Or African American 14 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 2.4%
 Asian 5 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 12 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 34 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner164768126122998840
Renter2550243329171010
Total4197921591511169850

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 417 52%
 Single Guardian 92 11%
 Singles 260 32%
 Singles With Roommate 35 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 581 72%
 Households with Kids 223 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male121181111141320811141911121213141479
Female1912129611137499135814141161111
Total3123202017252627122023321620262725201820

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 73728 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 73728 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 73728 real estate data, the median home value of $63,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 73728 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 73728 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 73728 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,810 97.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 11 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 40 2.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 250 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 356 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 198 19%
 Households Vacant 239 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 61 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Sale Only 19 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 73 31%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 63 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 2%
 1 Bedroom 13 7%
 2 Bedroom 73 38%
 3+ Bedroom 103 54%
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 $42,813 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 73728 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. More commuters in 73728 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 705 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 368 24%
 No Earnings 458 30%
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 705 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 368 24%
 No Earnings 458 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 803 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 19 2%
 Worked at Home 35 4%
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 85 11.6%
 High School Graduate 405 55.2%
 Associate's degree 28 3.8%
 Bachelor's degree 159 21.7%
 Master's degree 50 6.8%
 Professional school degree 4 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 3 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 250 95%
 Enrolled in Private School 8 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 4 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 73728

ZIP Code 73728 is in the Cherokee School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 73728.

Cherokee Elementary School
600 Nebraska
Cherokee, OK 73728
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cherokee School District
Cherokee Ms
412 East 5th St
Cherokee, OK 73728
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cherokee School District
Cherokee High School
412 East 5th St
Cherokee, OK 73728
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cherokee School District

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