Northwest Pittsburg, Oklahoma

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Population in July 2007: 2,384.
Males: 1,165  (48.9%)
Females: 1,219  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

39.7 years
Oklahoma median age:

35.5 years

Zip code: 74501

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,504 (it was $31,281 in 2000)
Northwest Pittsburg:

$52,504
OK:

$54,449

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,894 (it was $14,478 in 2000)

Northwest Pittsburg CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $135,751 (it was $60,800 in 2000)
Northwest Pittsburg:

$135,751
OK:

$147,000
March 2019 cost of living index in Northwest Pittsburg: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Northwest Pittsburg, OK (2000)
    • 1,86078.8%White alone
    • 29512.5%American Indian alone
    • 1516.4%Two or more races
    • 371.6%Hispanic
    • 80.3%Other race alone
    • 50.2%Black alone
    • 20.08%Asian alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Northwest Pittsburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 231.8 square miles.

Population density: 10 people per square mile   (very low).

Northwest Pittsburg, Oklahoma map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Northwest Pittsburg CCD:

0.4% ($273)
Oklahoma:

0.8% ($523)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Broken Arrow, OK (74.9 miles , pop. 74,859).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (80.7 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (156.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Arpelar, OK (1.3 miles ),
Stuart, OK (2.9 miles ),
Savanna, OK (3.5 miles ),
McAlester, OK (3.5 miles ),
Lamar, OK (3.5 miles),
Krebs, OK (3.8 miles ),
Ashland, OK (3.8 miles),
Calvin, OK (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 34.97 N, Longitude: 95.97 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 918

Distribution of median household income in Northwest Pittsburg, OK in 2019
Northwest Pittsburg satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.4%
Oklahoma:

5.8%
Most common industries in Northwest Pittsburg, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (10.3%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.1%)
  • Public administration (10.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.0%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Food (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Educational services (16.5%)
  • Public administration (10.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Northwest Pittsburg, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Registered nurses (5.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)

Average climate in Northwest Pittsburg, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Northwest Pittsburg, Oklahoma average temperatures Northwest Pittsburg, Oklahoma average precipitation Northwest Pittsburg, Oklahoma humidity Northwest Pittsburg, Oklahoma wind speed Northwest Pittsburg, Oklahoma snowfall Northwest Pittsburg, Oklahoma sunshine Northwest Pittsburg, Oklahoma clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.6. This is about average.

City:

72.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.93
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Northwest Pittsburg-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 150% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Northwest Pittsburg place center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/14/1957, a category F4 tornado 23.9 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Northwest Pittsburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 708% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 59.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 114.3 miles away from Northwest Pittsburg center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 84.9 miles away from Northwest Pittsburg center
On 11/5/2011 at 07:12:45, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.2 miles away from Northwest Pittsburg center
On 11/8/2011 at 02:46:57, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.4 miles away from Northwest Pittsburg center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pittsburg County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 16, Tornadoes: 11, Winter Storms: 8, Winds: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Northwest Pittsburg:

  • HERITAGE HILLS LIVING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MCALESTER, OK)
  • COLONIAL LODGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MCALESTER, OK)
  • COLONIAL PARK NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MCALESTER, OK)
  • MITCHELL MANOR CONVALESCENT HOME LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MCALESTER, OK)
  • PEACHTREE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; MCALESTER, OK)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; MCALESTER, OK)
  • HEARTLAND HOSPICE SERVICES (Hospital, about 12 miles away; MCALESTER, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Northwest Pittsburg:

  • East Central University (about 42 miles; Ada, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,030)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (about 46 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 3,243)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 71 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Oral Roberts University (about 76 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,216)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 77 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 80 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 12,480)
  • University of Tulsa (about 83 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,702)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Northwest Pittsburg: Blue Volunteer Fire Department (A), Tannehill Volunteer Fire Department Substation 3 (B), Tannehill Volunteer Fire Department Substation 5 (C), Tannehill Volunteer Fire Department Substation 4 (D), Tannehill Volunteer Fire Department Main Station (E), Haywood - Arpelar Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (F), Haywood - Arpelar Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Northwest Pittsburg include: Arpelar Church (A), Blue Church (B), Double Spring Church (C), Friendship Church (D), Lone Grove Church (E), Zion Missionary Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: White Chimney Cemetery (1), Arpelar Cemetery (2), Zion Missionary Baptist Cemetery (3), Hickory Grove Cemetery (4), Blue Cemetery (5), Hughlow Cemetery (6), Lone Grove Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Oknoname 121002 Reservoir (A), Oknoname 121009 Reservoir (B), Oknoname 121010 Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Hominy Creek (A), Hegwood Creek (B), Big Wildhorse Creek (C), Beaver Creek (D), Scipio Creek (E), Rabbit Creek (F), Little Wildhorse Creek (G), Deer Creek (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pittsburg County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.2%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.5%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

10.4%
Whole state:

14.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.4%
Whole state:

6.1%

For population 15 years and over in Northwest Pittsburg:

Marital status in Northwest Pittsburg, OK
  • Never married: 16.0%
  • Now married: 67.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in Northwest Pittsburg:

  • High school or higher: 76.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Oklahoma average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Northwest Pittsburg, OK (based on Pittsburg County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant24,501109
Mainline Protestant3,04416
Catholic1,5001
Other9085
Black Protestant7243
Orthodox121
None15,148-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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
This county:

7.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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%

5.78% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,869 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
Oklahoma average:

7.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from McIntosh County, OK  0.42% ($40,226 average AGI)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.37% ($46,981)
from Latimer County, OK  0.35% ($32,865)


6.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,368 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Oklahoma average:

7.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Tulsa County, OK  0.51% ($43,303 average AGI)
to McIntosh County, OK  0.43% ($38,143)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.38% ($35,821)

Strongest AM radio stations in Northwest Pittsburg:

  • 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.)
  • KTMC (1400 AM; 1 kW; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: BOTTOM LINE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KEOR (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATOKA, OK; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Northwest Pittsburg:

  • 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)
  • KESC (103.7 FM; WILBURTON, OK; Owner: LITTLE DIXIE RADIO, INC)
  • KLRB (89.3 FM; STUART, OK; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE OF PRAYER, INC.)
  • KBCW (91.9 FM; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA)
  • KTKL (88.5 FM; STIGLER, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMMY (97.1 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: KMMY, Inc.)
  • KTNT (102.5 FM; EUFAULA, OK; Owner: K95.5, INC.)
  • KTLS-FM (106.5 FM; HOLDENVILLE, OK; Owner: WOODSTONE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Northwest Pittsburg:

  • K51EK (Channel 51; McALESTER, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Northwest Pittsburg, OK
  • 46.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 32.4%Electricity
  • 12.6%Utility gas
  • 6.9%Wood
  • 1.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Northwest Pittsburg, OK
  • 59.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 23.4%Electricity
  • 12.8%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Other fuel
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Northwest Pittsburg compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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