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Population in 2012: 158 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.3%
 

Males: 79  (50.4%)
Females: 79  (49.6%)

Median resident age:  41.0 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip code: 74442

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,003 (it was $32,969 in 2000)
Indianola:

$38,003
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,553

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $69,220 (it was $40,800 in 2000)
Indianola:

$69,220
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $69,048; Detached houses: $74,500; Mobile homes: $25,429

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,068.

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  • White alone - 124 (76.5%)
  • Hispanic - 15 (9.3%)
  • Two or more races - 13 (8.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (6.2%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Indianola: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.6%), English (20.2%), French (10.5%), Irish (4.5%), Swedish (2.8%), West Indian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 507 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Indianola:

  • High school or higher: 70.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 19.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Indianola town:

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 23.2%

6 residents are foreign born

This town:  2.4%
Oklahoma:  5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $514 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $272 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Broken Arrow, OK (60.5 miles , pop. 74,859).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (67.6 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (173.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: North Central Pittsburg, OK (1.8 miles) , Crowder, OK (2.6 miles ), Canadian, OK (2.6 miles ), Hanna, OK (2.7 miles) , Eufaula, OK (3.7 miles ), Stidham, OK (3.9 miles) , Longtown, OK (3.9 miles ), McAlester, OK (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 35.16 N, Longitude: 95.78 W

Area code: 918

Indianola household income distribution Indianola home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.4%
Oklahoma:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +24 (+14.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (28%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (17%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (15%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other financial specialists (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)


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Tornado activity:

Indianola-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 269% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.7 miles away from the Indianola town center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/11/1992, a category F4 tornado 26.4 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Indianola-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/2007 at 21:03:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 11.4 miles away from Indianola center
On 10/20/2002 at 02:18:13, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/2006 at 08:30:25, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 30.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/9/2008 at 22:59:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.4 miles away from Indianola center
On 10/30/2008 at 16:25:00, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pittsburg County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Indianola:

  • EUFAULA MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; EUFAULA, OK)
  • EPIC MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 15 miles away; EUFAULA, OK)
  • COLONIAL PARK NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MCALESTER, OK)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Indianola:

  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology-Okmulgee (about 34 miles; Okmulgee, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,341)
  • East Central University (about 58 miles; Ada, OK; FT enrollment: 3,253)
  • Oral Roberts University (about 63 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 2,705)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 66 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 8,387)
  • University of Tulsa (about 69 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,764)
  • Northeastern State University (about 70 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,171)
  • Rogers State University (about 81 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 2,643)

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Notable location: Indianola Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Indianola: Indianola First Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Pittsburg County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.3. This is about average.
City:

32.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 21.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.2
U.S.:

25.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.88
U.S.:

9.59
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

30.0
U.S.:

28.3


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.7%
(22.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.6%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 3.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Indianola, OK

Indianola compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Indianola travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)

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Religion statistics for Indianola town (based on Pittsburg County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.85%
Here70.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents60.0%10.0%5.8%4.4%3.5%
Congregations32.5%10.6%3.3%11.4%8.1%
NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsChristian Churches and Churches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents3.3%2.4%2.1%1.4%7.1%
Congregations7.3%4.9%0.8%2.4%18.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Pittsburg County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Pittsburg County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Pittsburg County:

7.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Pittsburg County:

29.7%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$51
Totals for Government 0$0 1$51

Indianola government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($37.97)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($25.32)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($6.33)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($6.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,000 ($6.33)

Indianola government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $2,000 ($12.66)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($6.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($12.66)
    General Support: $1,000 ($6.33)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $17,000 ($107.59)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($18.99)

Indianola government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,000 ($63.29)

7.15% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,088 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.15%
Oklahoma average:

8.21%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($407 average AGI)
Pittsburg County:

0.08%
Oklahoma average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Latimer County, OK  0.51% ($24,569 average AGI)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.49% ($33,386)
from Tulsa County, OK  0.39% ($27,055)


6.28% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,922 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Oklahoma average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Tulsa County, OK  0.44% ($30,919 average AGI)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.41% ($29,241)
to Latimer County, OK  0.36% ($29,460)

Strongest AM radio stations in Indianola:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KNED (1150 AM; 1 kW; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: LITTLE DIXIE RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KTMC (1400 AM; 1 kW; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: BOTTOM LINE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KEOR (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATOKA, OK; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Indianola:

  • KTNT (102.5 FM; EUFAULA, OK; Owner: K95.5, INC.)
  • KMMY (97.1 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: KMMY, Inc.)
  • KESC (103.7 FM; WILBURTON, OK; Owner: LITTLE DIXIE RADIO, INC)
  • KTKL (88.5 FM; STIGLER, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KTMC-FM (105.1 FM; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: BOTTOM LINE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMCO (101.3 FM; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: LITTLE DIXIE RADIO, INC.)
  • KQCV-FM (95.1 FM; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KBCW (91.9 FM; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA)
  • KZBB (97.9 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAG (99.1 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Indianola:

  • K51EK (Channel 51; McALESTER, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KOET (Channel 3; EUFAULA, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • KOTV (Channel 6; TULSA, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 30
  • Good Intent Call: 2

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