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People

Total Population 1,147
Male Share of the Population 44.4%
Female Share of the Population 55.6%
Senior Citizens 17.3%
Employed Population 16+ 344
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 46.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.4%
Median Earnings25+ $27,159
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,938
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,375

Wealth

Median Family Income $31,538
% Above Poverty Level 65.2%
% Below Poverty Level 34.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.5%
Median Gross Rent $442
Median House Value $73,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 51.8%
US/American 0%
English 11.4%
Irish 13.9%

Wister Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles SW of Fort Smith, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 108 miles SE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Le Flore
Standard Zip Codes 74966
Phone Area Codes 918
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.967
Longitude -94.724

Wister 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 POTEAU
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 51 F
Apr Temp 50 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 46.4 inches
Station MC CURTAIN 1 SE
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 51 F
Apr Temp 51 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station MENA
Distance 38.7 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 49 F
Apr Temp 46 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 58.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Wister, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Summerfield (74966)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Fanshawe 410 $58,125
Heavener 3,397 $30,750
Howe 758 $33,750
Panama 1,457 $36,827
Poteau 8,563 $43,117
Shady Point 1,143 $51,932
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Wister High Schools

WISTER HS
201 LOGAN STREET
918-655-7276
A Title I School.
Serves 146 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 40.6

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