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People

Total Population 861
Male Share of the Population 49.8%
Female Share of the Population 50.2%
Senior Citizens 15.2%
Employed Population 16+ 304
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 49.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.8%
Median Earnings25+ $30,260
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $30,694
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,167

Wealth

Median Family Income $34,432
% Above Poverty Level 87.2%
% Below Poverty Level 12.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.6%
Median Gross Rent $486
Median House Value $85,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.6%
US/American 0%
English 13.6%
Irish 19.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Altus Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles E of Fort Smith, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 134 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 72821
Phone Area Codes 479
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.446
Longitude -93.762

Altus Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station OZARK
Distance 4 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 48 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
Station BOONEVILLE 3 SSE
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 94 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 47.7 inches
Station FORT SMITH RGNL AP
Distance 35 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 48 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 43.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Coal Hill 989 $43,125
Hartman 594 $35,880
Ozark 3,623 $36,111
Paris 3,482 $39,202
Ratcliff 183 $43,750
Scranton 198 $51,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Altus High Schools

ALTUS-DENNING HIGH SCHOOL
18 WEST COLLEGE ST.
479-468-6111
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 106 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.8

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