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ZIP Code 74426

Primary City:Checotah, OK (View All Cities)
County: Mcintosh County
Timezone: Central (3:51pm)
Area code: 918 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.4, -95.6
ZIP (~19 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 74426

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 74426. 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 74426. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 74426, 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:
Checotah, OK
Unacceptable:
Bond, Pierce, Texanna

Stats and Demographics for the 74426 ZIP Code

ZIP code 74426 is located in east 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 74426 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 74426 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,891
Population Density 45 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,242
Median Home Value $69,700
Land Area 221.37 sq mi
Water Area 30.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,066
Median Household Income $34,475

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male29428334530421626918224627036537532439731423921212573
Female291293316298237243251254268365374379394334255232126148
Total585576661602453512433500538730749703791648494444251221

Gender

 Male 4,833 49%
 Female 5,058 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,970 70.5%
 Black Or African American 307 3.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1,781 18.0%
 Asian 39 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 39 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 752 7.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner48230353621725610417117
Renter881681681651501027232
Total136398521786875712489149

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,139 53%
 Single Guardian 698 17%
 Singles 1,082 27%
 Singles With Roommate 147 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,863 70%
 Households with Kids 1,203 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6364596551516171497559667867706378524158
Female6463595056525271627065506368637158525444
Total12712711811510710311314211114512411614113513313413610495102

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 74426 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 74426 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 74426 real estate data, the median home value of $69,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 74426 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 74426 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 74426 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,768 98.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 51 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 72 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,457 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,664 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 945 15%
 Households Vacant 2,176 35%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 87 4.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 0.3%
 For Sale Only 90 4.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 1.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,597 73.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 368 16.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 59 8%
 1 Bedroom 70 9%
 2 Bedroom 338 45%
 3+ Bedroom 277 37%
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 $34,475 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 74426 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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. Most commuters in 74426 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,273 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,640 22%
 No Earnings 3,686 49%
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 2,273 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,640 22%
 No Earnings 3,686 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,011 92%
 Public transportation 37 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 83 3%
 Worked at Home 151 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 640 20.6%
 High School Graduate 1,862 59.9%
 Associate's degree 220 7.1%
 Bachelor's degree 179 5.8%
 Master's degree 120 3.9%
 Professional school degree 63 2.0%
 Doctorate degree 24 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,570 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 60 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 182 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 74426

ZIP Code 74426 is in the Checotah School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 74426.

Marshall Elementary School
205 Owens Ave
Checotah, OK 74426
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Checotah School District
Checotah Intermediate Elementary School
1401 SW 2nd St
Checotah, OK 74426
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Checotah School District
Checotah Ms
310 South West 2nd
Checotah, OK 74426
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Checotah School District
Checotah High School
320 West Jefferson
Checotah, OK 74426
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Checotah School District

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