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

Houses: 3,705 (3,183 occupied: 1,965 owner occupied, 1,222 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

38%
State:

35%

Housing density: 129 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $57,351.

Median contract rent in 2016: $285 (lower quartile is $219, upper quartile is $351)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $526


Median gross rent in Poteau, OK in 2016: $385

Housing units in Poteau with a mortgage: 949 (39 second mortgage, 3 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,020

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $58,975

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $47,162

Median monthly housing costs: $574


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Poteau, Oklahoma Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $100,921 (it was $54,700 in 2000)
Poteau:

$100,921
Oklahoma:

$132,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,955 - $161,284

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $131,450
Here:

$131,450
State:

$177,953

Mobile homes: $61,728
Here:

$61,728
State:

$67,465
Median year house/condo built: 1977

Median year apartment built: 1975

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,794
  • In family households: 7,098 (1,008 male householders, 1,150 female householders)
    1,523 spouses, 2,380 children (2,200 natural, 32 adopted, 153 stepchildren), 258 grandchildren, 80 brothers or sisters, 112 parents, 275 other relatives, 305 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,349 (368 male householders (297 living alone)), 660 female householders (536 living alone)), 319 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 343

Size of family households: 990 2-persons, 458 3-persons, 395 4-persons, 214 5-persons, 49 6-persons, 40 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 834 1-person, 128 2-persons, 58 3-persons, 9 4-persons.

1,002 married couples with children.
649 single-parent households (194 men, 455 women).

88.0% of residents of Poteau speak English at home.
10.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 11% 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 (28% speak English very well, 72% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 674 (7.7%)
(8.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.8
State:

6.0

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:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 431 bedroom
  • 3542 bedrooms
  • 1,2613 bedrooms
  • 2334 bedrooms
  • 665+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Poteau population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Poteau, Oklahoma:

  • 41no bedroom
  • 2041 bedroom
  • 5512 bedrooms
  • 3803 bedrooms
  • 344 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Poteau population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Poteau in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 24no vehicle
  • 5551 vehicle
  • 8712 vehicles
  • 2893 vehicles
  • 874 vehicles
  • 1345+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Poteau population

Cars and other vehicles available in Poteau in renter-occupied apartments

  • 113no vehicle
  • 6301 vehicle
  • 3712 vehicles
  • 783 vehicles
  • 234 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Poteau population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Poteau, Oklahoma:

  • 01 room
  • 122 rooms
  • 103 rooms
  • 2224 rooms
  • 6155 rooms
  • 4446 rooms
  • 2687 rooms
  • 2208 rooms
  • 1739+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Poteau population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Poteau, Oklahoma:

  • 421 room
  • 572 rooms
  • 1223 rooms
  • 3274 rooms
  • 3275 rooms
  • 1916 rooms
  • 1087 rooms
  • 308 rooms
  • 189+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Poteau population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Poteau, OK household income distribution

  • Poteau, OK household income distribution
  • 310Less than $10,000
  • 202$10,000 to $14,999
  • 283$15,000 to $19,999
  • 182$20,000 to $24,999
  • 184$25,000 to $29,999
  • 213$30,000 to $34,999
  • 220$35,000 to $39,999
  • 226$40,000 to $44,999
  • 190$45,000 to $49,999
  • 191$50,000 to $59,999
  • 295$60,000 to $74,999
  • 250$75,000 to $99,999
  • 274$100,000 to $124,999
  • 64$125,000 to $149,999
  • 29$150,000 to $199,999
  • 45$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Poteau, OK

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Poteau, OK
  • 3Less than $10,000
  • 22$10,000 to $14,999
  • 10$15,000 to $19,999
  • 50$20,000 to $24,999
  • 13$25,000 to $29,999
  • 38$30,000 to $34,999
  • 54$35,000 to $39,999
  • 98$40,000 to $49,999
  • 124$50,000 to $59,999
  • 193$60,000 to $69,999
  • 102$70,000 to $79,999
  • 159$80,000 to $89,999
  • 131$90,000 to $99,999
  • 141$100,000 to $124,999
  • 249$125,000 to $149,999
  • 199$150,000 to $174,999
  • 56$175,000 to $199,999
  • 105$200,000 to $249,999
  • 67$250,000 to $299,999
  • 65$300,000 to $399,999
  • 19$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Poteau, OK

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Poteau, OK
  • 11Less than $100
  • 21$100 to $149
  • 51$150 to $199
  • 20$200 to $249
  • 39$250 to $299
  • 81$300 to $349
  • 223$350 to $399
  • 163$400 to $449
  • 154$450 to $499
  • 106$500 to $549
  • 55$550 to $599
  • 49$600 to $649
  • 30$650 to $699
  • 19$700 to $749
  • 21$750 to $799
  • 39$800 to $899
  • 8$900 to $999
  • 16$1,500 to $1,999
  • 36No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2342010 or later
  • 2322000 to 2009
  • 2101990 to 1999
  • 701980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 21Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Poteau population
Poteau commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 441
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 737
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 661
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 358
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 212
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 68
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 348
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 41
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 126
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 376
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 117
  • 90 or more minutes: 81
Poteau, OK Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 77.0%
Number of people working at home: 84 (2.3% of all workers)

Poteau mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,813 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 406 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12 (0%)
  • Taxi: 61 (1%)
  • Walked: 76 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 84 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 498
 Irish: 457
 German: 233
 English: 172
 Italian: 73
 Norwegian: 37
 Scottish: 37
 Czechoslovakian: 32
 Bahamian: 26
 Portuguese: 22
 French (except Basque): 18
 Scotch-Irish: 17
 European: 16
 French Canadian: 14
 Greek: 9
 Iraqi: 8
 Czech: 7
 Dutch: 7
 Welsh: 7
 Dutch West Indian: 7
 Swedish: 3

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

  • 63%Mexico
  • 12%El Salvador
  • 11%Oceania, n.e.c.
  • 4%Bahamas
  • 3%Germany
  • 2%Other Eastern Africa
  • 1%India

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

  • This state: 4,202
  • Other state: 3,804
  • Northeast: 52
  • Midwest: 517
  • South: 2,258
  • West: 980

83% of Poteau residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in Oklahoma.

Poteau:

83.5%
State average:

83.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 28
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 23
  • 7th and 8th grade: 56
  • 9th grade: 119
  • 10th grade: 38
  • 11th grade: 106
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 17
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 963
  • Less than 1 year of college: 166
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 353
  • Associate degree: 225
  • Bachelor's degree: 330
  • Master's degree: 127
  • 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: 4
  • 5th and 6th grade: 40
  • 7th and 8th grade: 91
  • 9th grade: 117
  • 10th grade: 111
  • 11th grade: 166
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 61
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,059
  • Less than 1 year of college: 175
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 285
  • Associate degree: 389
  • Bachelor's degree: 363
  • Master's degree: 159
  • Professional school degree: 9
  • Doctorate degree: 33

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.7%Males
  • 6.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 20.7%Males
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 7.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 9.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 15.6%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 8.6%Females
Poteau marital status for males
Poteau marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,979
  • One, attached: 46
  • Two: 41
  • 3 or 4: 120
  • 5 to 9: 122
  • 10 to 19: 111
  • 20 to 49: 39
  • 50 or more: 18
  • Mobile homes: 227

Median worth of mobile homes: $65,210

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 5.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 5.7%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Poteau:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Poteau
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (53.5%)
  • Electricity (44.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.2%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • Solar energy (0.6%)
  • Electricity (62.4%)
  • Utility gas (37.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.4%)
  • Wood (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

1.4%
Oklahoma:

7.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

1.8%
Oklahoma:

7.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 68
Here:

13.2%
Oklahoma:

15.0%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)