Idabel, OK Population

Population: 6,952. Estimated population in July 2020: 6,916 (-0.5% change)
Males: 3,207 (46.1%), Females: 3,745 (53.9%)

McCurtain County

Zip code: 74745

Median resident age: 34.2 years
Median household income: $20,496
Median house value: $45,800

Races in Idabel:

  • White Non-Hispanic (56.2%)
  • Black (24.5%)
  • American Indian (13.9%)
  • Hispanic (5.0%)
  • Two or more races (4.4%)
  • Other race (3.4%)

Ancestries: United States (12.2%), Irish (8.3%), English (6.2%), German (5.7%), French (1.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Elevation: 489 feet

Land area: 15.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Idabel

  • High school or higher: 70.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Idabel city

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 46.5%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

2.9% Foreign born (2.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -117 (-1.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Idabel:

  • MCCURTAIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1301 MEMORIAL ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Idabel:

  • EAST TEXAS MED CENTER – CLARKSVILLE (about 24 miles; CLARKSVILLE, TX)
  • DE QUEEN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 36 miles; DE QUEEN, AR)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL (about 41 miles; NEW BOSTON, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Idabel:

  • COX FLD (about 47 miles; PARIS, TX; Abbreviation: PRX)
  • TEXARKANA REGIONAL-WEBB FIELD (about 67 miles; TEXARKANA, AR; Abbreviation: TXK)
  • FORT SMITH REGIONAL (about 104 miles; FORT SMITH, AR; Abbreviation: FSM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Idabel:

  • IDABEL (about 1 miles; IDABEL, OK; Abbreviation: IBO)
  • MC CURTAIN COUNTY RGNL (about 2 miles; IDABEL, OK; Abbreviation: 4O4)
  • BROKEN BOW (about 9 miles; BROKEN BOW, OK; Abbreviation: 90F)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Idabel:

  • KIAMICHI TECHNOLOGY CENTER-IDABEL (Full-time enrollment: 102; Location: RT 3 BOX 177 HWY 70 N; Public; Website: www.Kiamichi-Idabel.tec.ok.us)
  • SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN (Full-time enrollment: 38; Location: PO BOX 538; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Idabel:

  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-COMMERCE (about 88 miles; COMMERCE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,998)
  • WESTARK COLLEGE (about 98 miles; FT SMITH, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,472)
  • TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 102 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,872)
  • KILGORE COLLEGE (about 104 miles; KILGORE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,814)
  • SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 108 miles; DURANT, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,165)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 113 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,433)
  • HENDERSON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 114 miles; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,109)

Schools

Public high school in Idabel:

  • IDABEL HS (Students: 503; Location: 901 LINCOLN ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Idabel:

  • IDABEL MS (Students: 328; Location: 100 NE AVENUE D; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CENTRAL ES (Students: 319; Location: 206 SE AVENUE F; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • DENISON ES (Students: 249; Location: 30001 E WASHINGTON; Grades: PK – 08)
  • IDABEL PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 228; Location: 1212 SE TYLER; Grades: 01 – 02)
  • GEORGE ES (Students: 212; Location: 3 NE 7TH STREET; Grades: PK – KG)