City of McAlester, OK
Affordable, growing and rich in history, McAlester includes family-friendly attractions, cultural destinations and plenty of outdoor activities. The city's location in southeast Oklahoma makes it a top spot for business and industry, and it's home to the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant, which is one of the region's largest employers.For those people interested in the walkability of a community, McAlester has a Walk Score® of 22.
Median Household Income$39,291
Median Home Price$91,000
Combining the comfort and hospitality of a small town with the intrigue of America’s historical heritage, McAlester is home to a wealth of artistic and cultural attractions. Visual Arts
Adjacent to McAlester, tiny Krebs has earned a big reputation for Italian food, courtesy of the many Italian immigrants who came here to work in the coal mines in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. When not mining coal, these industrious new citizens mined their grandmothers’ recipes and found a deep vein of old world cuisine they shared with their new country. Today, eateries in Krebs and McAlester bring Italy to Oklahoma. Among the best:
McAlester residents stay active with recreational adventures ranging from mild to wild. Here are some examples: Parks
McAlester moms and dads rarely want for activities to keep their kids busy and active. The area has plenty of places for play year round, including 14 parks, several public and privately owned recreation centers, a thriving Little League organization, proximity to lakes and lots of fun family events. Parks, Rec Centers and More