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304
Job Openings
4.7%
Unemployment Rate
$36,210
Median Base Salary
19k
Population

Altus has the 1582nd largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 3.0% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Altus is part of the Lawton metro area. Unemployment in the Lawton area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting worse. Lawton has the 307th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Altus is below average at $36,210, and the median cost of a home in Altus is $86,600, which is below the national average. 17% of workers in Altus hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 81% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Altus. 82% of Altus workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Altus spend an average of 12 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

Workforce Oklahoma - Altus Center

1115 North Spurgeon Street
Altus, OK 73521
580-482-3262