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ZIP Code 74940

Primary City:Howe, OK (View All Cities)
County: Le Flore County
Timezone: Central (6:05pm)
Area code: 918 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.93, -94.69
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 74940

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 74940. 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 74940. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 74940, 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:
Howe, OK

Stats and Demographics for the 74940 ZIP Code

ZIP code 74940 is located in east 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 74940 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 extremely 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 74940 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,697
Population Density 44 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,066
Median Home Value $75,800
Land Area 61.51 sq mi
Water Area 2.45 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 949
Median Household Income $40,046

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1128486108847889648211911785706249312111
Female11689909871887583861131117962626629189
Total228173176206155166164147168232228164132124115603920

Gender

 Male 1,352 50%
 Female 1,345 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,126 78.8%
 Black Or African American 7 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 268 9.9%
 Asian 21 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 65 2.4%
 Two Or More Races 210 7.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1883931921481206011
Renter305536402223135
Total481381292321701437316

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 565 60%
 Single Guardian 160 17%
 Singles 181 19%
 Singles With Roommate 43 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 576 61%
 Households with Kids 373 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1825142613191917161819171616212123192416
Female1730282415191621181517162418162425201316
Total3555425028383538343336334034374548393732

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 74940 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 74940 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 74940 real estate data, the median home value of $75,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 74940 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 74940 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 74940 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,605 97%
 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 92 3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 429 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 296 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 224 21%
 Households Vacant 117 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 36 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Sale Only 9 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 53 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 21 13%
 2 Bedroom 103 62%
 3+ Bedroom 42 25%
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 $40,046 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 74940 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 74940 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 676 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 371 19%
 No Earnings 857 45%
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 676 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 371 19%
 No Earnings 857 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 803 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 46 5%
 Worked at Home 31 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 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 109 15%
 High School Graduate 476 64%
 Associate's degree 76 10%
 Bachelor's degree 63 8%
 Master's degree 22 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 400 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 76 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 74940

ZIP Code 74940 is in the Howe School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 74940.

Howe Elementary School
259 Plum
Howe, OK 74940
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Howe School District
Howe High School
21444 East North Railroad Stre
Howe, OK 74940
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Howe School District

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