Community Profile

McAlester Summary Statistics

Estimated Household Average Income$36,480
Average age
39.4
Average Travel Time to Work14.8
Occupied Housing Units89.3

Population by Race

White13,976
Black or African American 1,695
Native American2,499
Hispanic125
Other301

Population By Age

25 and Over12,300
Under 5 years 1,041
5 to 9 years1,071
10 to 14 years1,120
15 to 19 years 1,133
20 to 241,121
25 to 342,592
35 to 442,806
45 to 542,195
55 to 59820
60 to 64678
65 to 741,417
75 to 841,221
65 and Over3,206
85 and Over568

Educational Attainment

Some High School no diploma12.9%
High School Graduate or GED34.8%
Some College, no degree21.2%
Associate Degree7.6%
Bachelor’s Degree9.2%
Graduate or Professional Degree5.5%
Percent High School or Higher78.3%
Percent bachelor’s degree or higher14.7%

Unemployment Rate

Oklahoma4.2%
Pittsburg County4.1%
McAlester4.3%
National5.2%

Employed Civilian 16 years & Over

Management, professional & related31.1%
Service Occupation22.2%
Sales & Office Occupations25%
Farming, Fishing, Forestry0.4%
Construction, Extraction, maintenance 8.6%
Production, transportation, material moving12.6%