McAlester is a city located in Oklahoma. With a 2020 population of 17,717, it is the 30th largest city in Oklahoma and the 2039th largest city in the United States. McAlester is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -3.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,383 in 2010. McAlester reached it's highest population of 18,802 in 1970. Spanning over 16 miles, McAlester has a population density of 1,094 people per square mile.
The average household income in McAlester is $59,927 with a poverty rate of 20.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $726 per month, and the median house value is $102,200. The median age in McAlester is 35.8 years, 34.1 years for males, and 38.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 115.6 males.