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Poteau, OK (Oklahoma) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $111,016 (it was $54,700 in 2000)
Poteau:

$111,016
Oklahoma:

$137,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $66,091 - $166,279

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $135,697
Here:

$135,697
State:

$183,704

Mobile homes: $62,854
Here:

$62,854
State:

$68,696

Poteau,OK index of house prices

Total population: 8,665 (Urban population: 6,670 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 1,153 (19 farm, 1,134 nonfarm))

Houses: 3,733 (3,186 occupied: 1,983 owner occupied, 1,203 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

38%
State:

35%

Housing density: 130 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $74,092.

Median contract rent in 2017: $285 (lower quartile is $219, upper quartile is $351)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $523


Median gross rent in Poteau, OK in 2017: $385

Housing units in Poteau with a mortgage: 938 (32 second mortgage, 3 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,056

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $59,163

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $47,182

Median monthly housing costs: $590


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Poteau, Oklahoma Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1977

Median year apartment built: 1975

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,810
  • In family households: 7,111 (993 male householders, 1,174 female householders)
    1,516 spouses, 2,395 children (2,191 natural, 43 adopted, 155 stepchildren), 253 grandchildren, 89 brothers or sisters, 139 parents, 247 other relatives, 299 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,353 (362 male householders (288 living alone)), 666 female householders (543 living alone)), 327 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 342

Size of family households: 999 2-persons, 459 3-persons, 376 4-persons, 219 5-persons, 56 6-persons, 41 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 829 1-person, 129 2-persons, 55 3-persons, 11 4-persons.

999 married couples with children.
654 single-parent households (176 men, 478 women).

88.0% of residents of Poteau speak English at home.
10.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (29% speak English very well, 71% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 661 (7.5%)
(8.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Poteau, Oklahoma
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Poteau, Oklahoma
  • 0no bedroom
  • 451 bedroom
  • 3542 bedrooms
  • 1,2703 bedrooms
  • 2374 bedrooms
  • 675+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Poteau, Oklahoma
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Poteau, Oklahoma
  • 38no bedroom
  • 2001 bedroom
  • 5352 bedrooms
  • 3813 bedrooms
  • 364 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Poteau in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Poteau in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 23no vehicle
  • 5391 vehicle
  • 8932 vehicles
  • 2953 vehicles
  • 874 vehicles
  • 1575+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Poteau in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Poteau in renter-occupied apartments
  • 118no vehicle
  • 6051 vehicle
  • 3682 vehicles
  • 813 vehicles
  • 214 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Poteau, Oklahoma
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Poteau, Oklahoma
  • 01 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 103 rooms
  • 2164 rooms
  • 6135 rooms
  • 4446 rooms
  • 2717 rooms
  • 2348 rooms
  • 1789+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Poteau, Oklahoma
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Poteau, Oklahoma
  • 391 room
  • 612 rooms
  • 1213 rooms
  • 3144 rooms
  • 3085 rooms
  • 2056 rooms
  • 1027 rooms
  • 358 rooms
  • 189+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Poteau, OK
  • Poteau, OK household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Poteau, OK in 2017
  • 288Less than $10,000
  • 470$10,000 to $19,999
  • 387$20,000 to $29,999
  • 415$30,000 to $39,999
  • 424$40,000 to $49,999
  • 196$50,000 to $59,999
  • 288$60,000 to $74,999
  • 257$75,000 to $99,999
  • 276$100,000 to $124,999
  • 66$125,000 to $149,999
  • 31$150,000 to $199,999
  • 47$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Poteau, OK

  • Distribution of house value in Poteau, OK in 2017
  • 2Less than $10,000
  • 20$10,000 to $14,999
  • 10$15,000 to $19,999
  • 40$20,000 to $24,999
  • 14$25,000 to $29,999
  • 36$30,000 to $34,999
  • 53$35,000 to $39,999
  • 102$40,000 to $49,999
  • 111$50,000 to $59,999
  • 193$60,000 to $69,999
  • 95$70,000 to $79,999
  • 146$80,000 to $89,999
  • 132$90,000 to $99,999
  • 140$100,000 to $124,999
  • 255$125,000 to $149,999
  • 207$150,000 to $174,999
  • 59$175,000 to $199,999
  • 107$200,000 to $249,999
  • 71$250,000 to $299,999
  • 72$300,000 to $399,999
  • 21$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Poteau, OK

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Poteau, OK in 2017
  • 9Less than $100
  • 23$100 to $149
  • 44$150 to $199
  • 19$200 to $249
  • 37$250 to $299
  • 69$300 to $349
  • 169$350 to $399
  • 145$400 to $449
  • 132$450 to $499
  • 99$500 to $549
  • 49$550 to $599
  • 48$600 to $649
  • 33$650 to $699
  • 22$700 to $749
  • 23$750 to $799
  • 44$800 to $899
  • 9$900 to $999
  • 15$1,500 to $1,999
  • 37No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 76.6%
Number of people working at home: 85 (2.3% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 422
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 715
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 680
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 354
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 219
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 67
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 351
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 41
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 118
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 417
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 115
  • 90 or more minutes: 97
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Poteau

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,840 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 422 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9 (0%)
  • Taxi: 58 (1%)
  • Walked: 86 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 85 (2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.9%Males
  • 5.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 16.2%Males
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 9.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 10.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 16.7%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.5%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Poteau, Oklahoma
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Poteau, Oklahoma
  • 2832010 or later
  • 1822000 to 2009
  • 2241990 to 1999
  • 701980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 21Before 1970
Ancestries in Poteau, OK

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 513 (11.2%)
  • Irish: 416 (9.0%)
  • German: 225 (4.9%)
  • English: 157 (3.4%)
  • Italian: 61 (1.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 57 (1.2%)
  • Norwegian: 42 (0.9%)
  • Scottish: 29 (0.6%)
  • Bahamian: 26 (0.6%)
  • European: 20 (0.4%)
  • French: 18 (0.4%)
  • Portuguese: 15 (0.3%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 15 (0.3%)
  • French Canadian: 13 (0.3%)
  • Iraqi: 11 (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 9 (0.2%)
  • Czech: 6 (0.1%)
  • Dutch: 6 (0.1%)
  • Greek: 6 (0.1%)
  • Dutch West Indian: 4 (0.09%)
  • Swedish: 3 (0.07%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Mexico
Poteau:

59.3% (392)
Oklahoma:

100.0% (-1)

El Salvador
Poteau:

22.7% (150)
Oklahoma:

100.0% (-1)

Oceania, n.e.c.
Poteau:

17.2% (114)
Oklahoma:

100.0% (-1)

Bahamas
Poteau:

4.5% (30)
Oklahoma:

100.0% (-1)

Other Eastern Africa
Poteau:

3.6% (24)
Oklahoma:

100.0% (-1)

Germany
Poteau:

2.3% (15)
Oklahoma:

100.0% (-1)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4,201
  • Other state: 3,833
  • Northeast: 56
  • Midwest: 497
  • South: 2,270
  • West: 1,028

83.2% of Poteau residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41.4% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61.2% lived in Oklahoma.


Poteau:

83.2%
State average:

83.0%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 30
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 25
  • 7th and 8th grade: 54
  • 9th grade: 119
  • 10th grade: 34
  • 11th grade: 112
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 17
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 971
  • Less than 1 year of college: 162
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 355
  • Associate degree: 230
  • Bachelor's degree: 329
  • Master's degree: 131
  • Professional school degree: 14
  • Doctorate degree: 13
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 5
  • 5th and 6th grade: 37
  • 7th and 8th grade: 81
  • 9th grade: 107
  • 10th grade: 96
  • 11th grade: 156
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 70
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,054
  • Less than 1 year of college: 179
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 283
  • Associate degree: 400
  • Bachelor's degree: 371
  • Master's degree: 163
  • Professional school degree: 9
  • Doctorate degree: 43
Educational Attainment for Females
Poteau marital status for males
Poteau marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,998
  • One, attached: 43
  • Two: 45
  • 3 or 4: 114
  • 5 to 9: 115
  • 10 to 19: 118
  • 20 to 49: 43
  • 50 or more: 19
  • Mobile homes: 231

Median worth of mobile homes: $67,535

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 5.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 5.4%
Year householders moved into residence in Poteau
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Poteau, OK
  • 53.7%Utility gas
  • 43.0%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Poteau, OK
  • 60.8%Electricity
  • 38.1%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 12
Here:

1.4%
Oklahoma:

8.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 9
Here:

1.9%
Oklahoma:

8.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 69
Here:

13.7%
Oklahoma:

15.7%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability