What you need to know about 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.

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Population

18,354
Up by 1.38%
Eastern Oklahoma State College in McAlester, OK
Education and Schools in McAlester, OK
With a state college, a prominent technology center and a thriving public school system, educational opportunities abound in McAlester for all ages.

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Median Home Price

$95,100
Lower than the state average

Housing

Homes Owned 61.12%
61.12% Complete
Homes Rented 38.88%
38.88% Complete

Real Estate

In McAlester, Oklahoma


Ready to move to McAlester? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in McAlester.
McAlester Lake in McAlester, OK
Outdoor Attractions in McAlester, OK
McAlester's parks, golf courses, lakes and other outdoor attractions keep residents on the move.
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

Schools

In McAlester, Oklahoma


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how McAlester rates.

Median Household Income

$40,785
Lower than the national average

Business

In McAlester, Oklahoma


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in McAlester.

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old

Health

In McAlester, Oklahoma


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in McAlester.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 17%
17% Complete
Graduated High School 83%
83% Complete

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