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ZIP Code 74501

Post Office City:Mcalester, OK (View All Cities)
County: Pittsburg County
Timezone: Central (4:19pm)
Area code: 918 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.0, -95.8
ZIP (~21 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 74501

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 74501. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 74501 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Mcalester, OK
Acceptable:
Bache, Haywood
Unacceptable:
Richville, Scipio

Stats and Demographics for the 74501 ZIP Code

ZIP code 74501 is located in eastern Oklahoma and covers an extremely 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 74501 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 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 74501 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,073
Population Density 53 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,593
Median Home Value $94,400
Land Area 553.20 sq mi
Water Area 36.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,104
Median Household Income $44,042

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59449541,898
5-98948461,740
10-148418281,669
15-198838911,774
20-249607831,743
25-291,2408722,112
30-341,0937891,882
35-391,0307411,771
40-449767881,764
45-491,1249892,113
50-541,0921,0162,108
55-599889461,934
60-648398911,730
65-696507691,419
70-744796121,091
75-79369516885
80-84265475740
85 Plus231469700

Gender

 Male 14,898 51%
 Female 14,175 49%
Gender

Race

 White 21,216 73.0%
 Black Or African American 1,385 4.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3,739 12.9%
 Asian 145 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.0%
 Other Race 445 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 2,131 7.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24171386557
25-348246951,519
35-441,0765101,586
45-541,6305312,161
55-641,6974312,128
65-741,3252611,586
75-848982011,099
85 Plus347121468

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,517 50%
 Single Guardian 1,956 18%
 Singles 3,153 28%
 Singles With Roommate 478 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,540 68%
 Households with Kids 3,564 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1196197393
2183210393
3175176351
4201183384
5199183382
6199183382
7164153317
8170170340
9162157319
10184172356
11167169336
12161164325
13154168322
14175155330
15187166353
16200189389
17170208378
18192180372
19134148282
20153142295

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 74501 has a slightly less 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 74501 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 74501 real estate data, the median home value of $94,400 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 74501. Rentals in 74501 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 74501 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,796 92.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,858 6.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 15 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 300 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 104 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,517 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,451 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,136 25%
 Households Vacant 1,489 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 456 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 2%
 For Sale Only 167 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 114 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 244 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 483 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 62 2%
 1 Bedroom 458 13%
 2 Bedroom 1,574 44%
 3+ Bedroom 1,459 41%
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 $44,042 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 74501 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 74501 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.

For more information, see McAlester, OK poverty.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9,170 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,209 18%
 No Earnings 9,792 42%
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 9,170 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,209 18%
 No Earnings 9,792 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,082 95.1%
 Public transportation 48 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 25 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 90 0.8%
 Worked at Home 410 3.5%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 3,284 16.3%
 High School Graduate 11,772 58.3%
 Associate's degree 1,760 8.7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,248 11.1%
 Master's degree 806 4.0%
 Professional school degree 260 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 57 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,514 80.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 548 9.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 527 9.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 74501

ZIP Code 74501 is in the following school districts: Frink-Chambers School District, Haywood School District, Mcalester School District, Tannehill School District, and Private. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 74501.

Frink-Chambers Public School
485 Frink Rd
Mcalester, OK 74501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Frink-Chambers School District
Haywood Public School
11461 West State Hwy 31
Mcalester, OK 74501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Haywood School District
Edmond Doyle Elementary School
520 East Smith
Mcalester, OK 74501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcalester School District
Emerson Elementary School
301 East Van Buren
Mcalester, OK 74501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcalester School District
William Gay Ec Center
600 West Madison
Mcalester, OK 74501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcalester School District
Washington Ec Center
700 South 6th Street
Mcalester, OK 74501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcalester School District
Will Rogers Elementary School
1200 East South Street
Mcalester, OK 74501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcalester School District
Jefferson Ec Center
501 South C Street
Mcalester, OK 74501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcalester School District
Parker Intermediate Center
1310 North 6th Street
Mcalester, OK 74501
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mcalester School District
Tannehill Public School
9283 Tannehill Road
Mcalester, OK 74501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tannehill School District
Mcalester High School
1 Buffalo Drive
Mcalester, OK 74501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mcalester School District
Puterbaugh Ms
1100 East South Street
Mcalester, OK 74501
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Mcalester School District
Mcalester Christian Academy
1700 S Main St
Mcalester, OK 74501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lakewood Christian School
840 S George Nigh Expy
Mcalester, OK 74501
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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