Arkoma, OK

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Arkoma Profile


Overview

Arkoma is a very small town located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 1,899 people and just one neighborhood, Arkoma is the 152nd largest community in Oklahoma.

Occupations and Workforce

Arkoma is a blue-collar town, with 39.39% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Arkoma is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Arkoma who work in food service (13.01%), sales jobs (11.76%), and office and administrative support (5.88%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Arkoma’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Arkoma has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Arkoma has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Arkoma than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Arkoma may be for you.

As is often the case in a small town, Arkoma doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Arkoma Demographics

The population of Arkoma has a very low overall level of education: only 9.99% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Arkoma in 2018 was $18,610, which is lower middle income relative to Oklahoma, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $74,440 for a family of four. Arkoma also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.19% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Arkoma is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Arkoma home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Arkoma residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Arkoma include Irish, German, English, French, and European.

The most common language spoken in Arkoma is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Arkoma, OK HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

Diversity Index

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Occupations

 

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

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Education

 

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Arkoma VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Arkoma Property CRIMES

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to OK* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Singleton Elementary School
620 Cook St
Arkoma, OK 74901
PK-06
Arkoma High School
100 Blocker Street
Arkoma, OK 74901
09-12
Pocola Elementary School
1000 East Pryor Avenue
Pocola, OK 74902
PK-05
Pocola High School
603 East Pryor Avenue
Pocola, OK 74902
09-12
Pocola Middle School
603 East Pryor Avenue
Pocola, OK 74902
06-08
Spiro Elementary School
600 West Broadway Street
Spiro, OK 74959
PK-05
Spiro High School
600 West Broadway Street
Spiro, OK 74959
09-12
Spiro Middle School
600 West Broadway Street
Spiro, OK 74959
06-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

ARKOMA


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Oklahoma

(10 is best)

Better than of OK school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 0.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0%

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