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580.482.0210

301 W Commerce
ALTUS, OK 73521
FAX: 580.481.2203

Demographics

Altus Market Area

 

2017 POPULATION ESTIMATES
City Limits: 18,875
Within 15 Miles: 25,381

2017 EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT DATA
Some Post-Secondary Education 55%
Earned a College Degree 30%

2017 HOUSING DATA
Owner Occupied Housing 48%
Renter Occupied Housing 38%

2017 INCOME ESTIMATES
Median Family Income $46,933
Average Family Income $57,337

Altus serves as the retail source and economic hub for Altus Air Force Base as well as for the nearby towns of Hobart, Granite, Mangum, Frederick, Gould and Hollis, Oklahoma. Altus also draws consumers and workforce from the communities of Wellington, Childress and Quanah, Texas. Altus is home to Western Oklahoma State College and the Southwest Technology Center and benefits from its location at the intersection of US Highway 283 and SH 62. With average daily traffic counts of more than 14,000 vehicles per day traveling to and through Altus, the Altus area is a regional collection point for economic opportunities.

Conveniently located on the national highway system, Altus is accessed by three vital interstate highways, I-40, I-35 and I-44 allowing distribution to approximately 50% of the total U.S. population by same day or overnight services. Located 55 miles west of Lawton and 140 miles southwest of Oklahoma City, Altus provides small town living with city amenities within reach. The location and transportation infrastructure make Altus a regional hub for southwest Oklahoma and north central Texas.

 
   
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