Pocola, Oklahoma

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Population in 2017: 4,070 (10% urban, 90% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.9%
 
Males: 1,962  (48.2%)
Females: 2,108  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

42.2 years
Oklahoma median age:

36.6 years

Zip codes: 74902.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,300 (it was $33,566 in 2000)
Pocola:

$50,300
OK:

$50,051

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,937 (it was $14,623 in 2000)

Pocola town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $117,713 (it was $58,000 in 2000)
Pocola:

$117,713
OK:

$137,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $151,239; detached houses: $162,455; mobile homes: $50,633

Median gross rent in 2017: $736.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pocola: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.0%
(23.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.3% for American Indian residents, 20.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Pocola, OK (2017)
    • 3,30280.5%White alone
    • 3829.3%Two or more races
    • 2476.0%American Indian alone
    • 601.5%Hispanic
    • 340.8%Asian alone
    • 230.6%Black alone

Races in Pocola detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Pocola, Oklahoma as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pocola is 216 to 1.


Crime rates in Pocola by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(49.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(23.0)
2
(45.3)
2
(44.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.8)
2
(49.1)
1
(24.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.3)
1
(22.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.9)
1
(24.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(69.1)
18
(408.0)
7
(155.9)
5
(110.7)
1
(21.8)
1
(24.4)
2
(48.8)
1
(24.9)
0
(0.0)
10
(248.5)
6
(149.0)
8
(196.4)
5
(122.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
16
(368.7)
32
(725.3)
26
(578.9)
31
(686.1)
14
(305.6)
4
(97.6)
27
(658.9)
9
(224.4)
5
(124.6)
24
(596.4)
24
(596.1)
7
(171.9)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
22
(506.9)
16
(362.6)
26
(578.9)
30
(664.0)
34
(742.2)
14
(341.5)
49
(1,196)
18
(448.8)
5
(124.6)
28
(695.8)
30
(745.2)
19
(466.5)
7
(171.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(115.2)
8
(181.3)
16
(356.3)
9
(199.2)
2
(43.7)
5
(122.0)
2
(48.8)
3
(74.8)
8
(199.4)
8
(198.8)
9
(223.5)
4
(98.2)
5
(122.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)87.6197.6165.7119.3146.335.1127.144.629.7142.6245.9117.1110.0

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City-data.com crime index in Pocola, OK

Crime rate in Pocola detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 11 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Oklahoma average:

2.24
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Ancestries: American (21.9%), Irish (10.6%), German (6.4%), English (4.0%), Scottish (2.1%), Italian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 480 feet

Land area: 30.3 square miles.

Population density: 134 people per square mile   (very low).

Pocola, Oklahoma map

23 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.6%
Oklahoma:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $797 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $660 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (8.8 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (102.0 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (215.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Bonanza, AR (1.7 miles ),
Rock Island, OK (2.3 miles ),
Hackett, AR (2.4 miles ),
Fort Coffee, OK (2.6 miles ),
Arkoma, OK (2.6 miles ),
Spiro, OK (2.9 miles ),
Fort Smith, AR (3.0 miles ),
Cameron, OK (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 35.26 N, Longitude: 94.47 W

Area code: 918

Distribution of median household income in Pocola, OK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pocola, OK in 2017
Pocola satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 1999: 21 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $66,200
  • 2001: 35 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 2002: 39 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 2003: 31 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $169,600
  • 2006: 25 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2017: 13 buildings, average cost: $192,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Pocola, OK residents
Average permit cost in Pocola, OK
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Oklahoma:

3.2%
Historical population in Pocola, OK
Historical housing units in Pocola, OK

Population change in the 1990s: +328 (+8.9%).
Most common industries in Pocola, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (7.5%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (7.4%)
  • Truck transportation (6.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Food (5.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Pocola, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)

Average climate in Pocola, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Pocola, Oklahoma average temperatures Pocola, Oklahoma average precipitation Pocola, Oklahoma humidity Pocola, Oklahoma wind speed Pocola, Oklahoma snowfall Pocola, Oklahoma sunshine Pocola, Oklahoma clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.4. This is better than average.

City:

61.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.13
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 19.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.35. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.35
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Pocola-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/26/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the Pocola town center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1960, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the town center killed 5 people and injured 13 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pocola-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 128.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 128.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 118.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 235.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 275.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 305.6 miles away from Pocola center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Le Flore County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 8, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pocola topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Pocola:

  • COMPASSION HOME CARE, INC (1202 NORTH POCOLA BLVD)
  • HEALTHSOUTH HOME REHABILITATION CENTER (402A NORTH POCOLA BLVD)
  • MEDI BRANCH NURSING CENTER (200 HOME STREET PO BOX 726)
  • POCOLA HEALTH AND REHAB (200 HOME STREET)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pocola:

  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 11 miles; Fort Smith, AR; Full-time enrollment: 6,103)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 18 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • Northeastern State University (about 54 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)
  • University of Arkansas (about 59 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • John Brown University (about 65 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 76 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 78 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)

Public high school in Pocola:

  • POCOLA HS (Students: 242, Location: 603 EAST PRYOR AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Pocola:

  • POCOLA ES (Students: 458, Location: 1000 EAST PRYOR AVENUE, Grades: PK-5)
  • POCOLA MS (Students: 185, Location: 603 EAST PRYOR AVENUE, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Pocola

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pocola: Emergency Medical Services of Le Flore County Station 4 Pocola (A), Pocola Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pocola include: Christian Grove Church (A), Macedonia Church (B), Light House Church (C), Union Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Leard Cemetery (1), Macedonia Cemetery (2), Page Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Wofford Lake (A), Harden Number 1 Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Wells Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Pocola: Davy Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Le Flore County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.7%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
73 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
65 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Pocola (2011 data):

  • The Central National Bank of Poteau: Pocola Branch at 802 North Pocola Boulevard, branch established on 1984/02/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $226.7 mil, Deposits: $205.3 mil, headquarters in Poteau, OK, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancshares Of Poteau, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Pocola:

Marital status in Pocola, OK
  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Pocola:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pocola
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pocola, OK (based on Le Flore County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,481138
Mainline Protestant1,89115
Other8424
Catholic3033
Black Protestant1861
None21,681-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Here:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Here:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Here:

7.07 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Le Flore County:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.8%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.8%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.2%
Oklahoma:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.4%
State:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Pocola:

28.6
Oklahoma:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.3%
Oklahoma:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Pocola:

9.6%
Oklahoma:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Pocola:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pocola:

34.1%
Oklahoma:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

53.7%
State:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Pocola:

77.8%
Oklahoma:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pocola, OK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 6$16,868$33,7364$589
Police - Other 4$8,667$26,0010$0
Streets and Highways 3$6,488$25,9520$0
Sewerage 2$6,107$36,6420$0
Other Government Administration 2$5,359$32,1547$1,972
Fire - Other 0$0 6$1,100
Firefighters 0$0 19$1,100
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 17$43,489$30,69836$4,761

Pocola government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($4.18)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $507,000 ($124.57)
    Central Staff Services: $226,000 ($55.53)
    Regular Highways: $215,000 ($52.83)
    Sewerage: $209,000 ($51.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $78,000 ($19.16)
    Health - Other: $25,000 ($6.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($1.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($7.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $65,000 ($15.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $57,000 ($14.00)
    Regular Highways: $48,000 ($11.79)
    Sewerage: $30,000 ($7.37)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.98)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $542,000 ($133.17)

Pocola government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $306,000 ($75.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $215,000 ($52.83)
    General Revenue - Other: $87,000 ($21.38)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $36,000 ($8.85)
    General Local Government Support: $29,000 ($7.13)
    Other: $9,000 ($2.21)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $726,000 ($178.38)
    Public Utilities Sales: $181,000 ($44.47)
    Other: $92,000 ($22.60)
    Other License: $18,000 ($4.42)

Pocola government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $800,000 ($196.56)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $686,000 ($168.55)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $114,000 ($28.01)

Pocola government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $907,000 ($222.85)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,000 ($6.14)

6.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($32,874 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Oklahoma average:

7.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Sebastian County, AR  1.70% ($28,440 average AGI)
from Latimer County, OK  0.36% ($29,925)
from Sequoyah County, OK  0.31% ($35,065)


5.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,843 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Oklahoma average:

7.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Sebastian County, AR  1.65% ($28,515 average AGI)
to Sequoyah County, OK  0.31% ($37,457)
to Crawford County, AR  0.27% ($27,154)

Businesses in Pocola, OK

  • SONIC Drive-In: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Pocola:

  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTCS (1410 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFSA (950 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FRED H. BAKER, SR.)
  • KFPW (1230 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KHGG (1580 AM; 1 kW; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPRV (1280 AM; 1 kW; POTEAU, OK; Owner: LEROY BILLY)
  • KAYR (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pocola:

  • K254AM (98.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZBB (97.9 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAG (99.1 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTCS-FM (99.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204EW (88.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K219CN (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KARG (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KLSZ-FM (102.7 FM; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOMS (107.3 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBBQ-FM (100.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KISR (93.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: STEREO 93, INC.)
  • KKRI (88.1 FM; POCOLA, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KREU (92.3 FM; ROLAND, OK; Owner: STAR 92 CO.)
  • KZKZ-FM (106.3 FM; GREENWOOD, AR; Owner: FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKBD (95.9 FM; SALLISAW, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAOW (88.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRWA-FM (103.1 FM; WALDRON, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K209CA (89.7 FM; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KRBK (104.7 FM; BOONEVILLE, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC,)

TV broadcast stations around Pocola:

  • K59GJ (Channel 59; POTEAU, OK; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KBBL-CA (Channel 9; WINSLOW, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • KFDF-CA (Channel 10; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K14JJ (Channel 14; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: ELLERBECK FAMILY PARTNERS II LTD.)
  • K36EH (Channel 36; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: ELLERBECK FAMILY PARTNERS II LTD.)
  • K43EZ (Channel 43; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K58FB (Channel 58; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: GEORGE W. MATTHEWS, JR.)
  • K66FM (Channel 66; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K16ER (Channel 16; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KAFT (Channel 13; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KPBI-CA (Channel 46; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K18EU (Channel 18; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TV 34, INC.)
  • K34EN (Channel 34; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TV34, INC.)
  • KHBS (Channel 40; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: KHBS HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
Pocola fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Pocola fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 299ft / 91.2mTotal length
  • $33,729,000Total costs
  • 67,800Total average daily traffic
  • 10,506Total average daily truck traffic
  • 99,840Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Pocola, OK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 61970-1979
  • 31990-1999
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Pocola, OK

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Pocola)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • LR03SW150, 2 Miles West Of Pocola Ok (Lat: 35.209000 Lon: -94.490417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQWP311,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/16/2015, Expiration Date: 10/16/2025, Cancellation Date: 03/15/2017, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • PINNACLE 1, 2 Miles West Of Pocola Ok (Lat: 35.209000 Lon: -94.490417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WRCR931, Licensee ID: L01166198,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19540.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/18/2018, Expiration Date: 12/18/2028, Certifier: Brian Corman, Registrant: Business Only Broadband, LLC, 999 Oak Creek Drive, Lombard, IL 60148, Phone: (630) 590-6006, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 204 Duncan (Lat: 35.278417 Lon: -94.437972), Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: KNKL567,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.437 MHz, Grant Date: 08/19/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 11/10/2004, Registrant: Skytel Corp., 500 Clinton Center Drive, Clinton, MS 39056, Phone: (601) 460-3890, Fax: (601) 460-3889, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pocola)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 64609 , Serial Number: E-2055, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 11/11/1982, Certificate Issue Date: 08/02/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Sr Aviation LLC, 201 Durham, Pocola, OK 74902

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$101,5977$87,74629$96,8419$31,8482$69,9202$9,270
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$57,9501$63,3501$3,8600$01$57,950
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$60,0074$72,04519$95,9245$37,0840$02$47,130
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$72,24012$104,3012$67,6052$57,9450$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$129,0205$82,3600$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0401.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$104,300
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$33,990
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0401.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Pocola, OK
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Pocola, OK - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 18. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 48 took place in 2006, and the least - 4 in 2009. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Pocola, OK When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (57.7%), and Structure Fires (30.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pocola, OK
    • 14357.7%Outside Fires
    • 7530.2%Structure Fires
    • 2710.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 31.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pocola, OK
Most common first names in Pocola, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2076.4 years
James1773.8 years
Jack1377.9 years
William970.1 years
Charles866.0 years
John873.7 years
Kenneth859.5 years
George775.9 years
Joe777.6 years
Billy767.3 years
Most common last names in Pocola, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1577.5 years
Williams1575.2 years
Howard1377.1 years
Smith1178.3 years
Kilgore977.8 years
Pipkins875.0 years
Johnson771.8 years
King775.0 years
Fuller671.8 years
Moore671.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pocola, OK
  • 51.8%Utility gas
  • 41.2%Electricity
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pocola, OK
  • 55.4%Electricity
  • 39.0%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Pocola compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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