McAlester, OK: What you need to know

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.


McAlester, OK City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 18,324
Median Age 37
Median Household Income $41,112
Median Home Price $100,300
Walkscore 22
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McAlester , OK Schools

With a state college, a prominent technology center and a thriving public school system, educational opportunities abound in McAlester for all ages.

McAlester, OK Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 52.3%
  Female 47.7%

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 13
In McAlester , OK

 
9.8% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in McAlester , OK

Median Population

Median Age 37%
Age 18 Over 76.2%
Age 21 Over 73%
Age 62 Over 18.7%
Age 65 Over 16%

Race

  Ethnicity White 68.3%
  Ethnicity Black 6.2%
  Ethnicity Asian 0.7%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 6.8%
  Ethnicity Indian 7.9%
  Ethnicity Other 2.8%

Economics

  Median Household Income $41,112
  Median Home Price $100,300
  Homes Owned 38.1%
  Homes Rent 61.9%
  Median Property Rent $695

We have a wonderful city government that supports us so much. In many places city government can present obstacles to projects like ours. Here, they say ‘What can we do to help?'
Justin Few, Pride in McAlester Board President

Language

  English Only 92.3%
  English Other 7.7%

 
COMMUTE TIME: 16.8 MINUTES
in McAlester , OK

Commute Types

  Walked 1.1%
  Worked at Home 1.7%
  Public Transportation 0.3%
  Other Means 0.9%
  Drove Alone 83.4%
  Carpooled 12.5%

22/100
WALK SCORE
for McAlester , OK