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Cities: Poteau, OK (6.86%), Howe, OK (2.34%)
County: Le Flore County, OK

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 2,706
Zip code population in 2010: 2,697
Zip code population in 2000: 2,328




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Houses and condos: 1,119
Renter-occupied apartments: 234
% of renters here:

24%
State:

33%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 74940: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 61.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 44 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

0.7% ($477)
Oklahoma:

0.9% ($959)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $510 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $430 (0.7%)

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Males: 1,310  (48.4%)
Females: 1,396  (51.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 74940:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 74940:

  • Never married: 16.8%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

Zip code 74940 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $71,900
74940:

$71,900
Oklahoma:

$112,600

Median resident age:
This zip code:

38.2 years
Oklahoma median age:

36.3 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 74940, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $31,122 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$31,122
State:

$41,245

Salary/wage: $28,543 (reported on 85.4% of returns)
Here:

$28,543
State:

$35,318
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 119.9% for AGIs below $10k, 74.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 86.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 49.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,207 (reported on 26.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,207
Oklahoma:

$1,745
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $459 (reported on 9.3% of returns)
Here:

$459
State:

$2,920
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$706 (reported on 8.5% of returns)
Here:

+$706
State:

+$10,653
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.1% for AGIs below $10k, -0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,152 (reported on 19.8% of returns)
Here:

+$5,152
State:

+$8,532
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 23.4% for AGIs below $10k, 10.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,010 (26% of AGI, reported on 25.1% of returns)
Here:

$16,010
State:

$17,093

Here:

25.7% of AGI
State:

20.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 11.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 17.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,500 (6% of AGI, reported on 19.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,500
State:

$4,240

Here:

5.6% of AGI
State:

4.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,250 (reported on 64.4% of returns)
74940:

$3,250
State:

$6,542
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,934 (reported on 28.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,934
State:

$1,830

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 77.2%
Here:

77%
State:

63%
(% for various income ranges: 70.3% for AGIs below $10k, 77.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 92.0% for AGIs over 100k)


Estimated median household income in 2011:
This zip code:

$49,297
Oklahoma:

$43,225

Poteau, OK (74940) map

Nearest zip codes: 74953, 74937, 74956, 74932, 74951, 74939.
Poteau Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

54.3%
Oklahoma:

52.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.0%
Oklahoma:

5.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 113
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 853


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 25 (21 now married, 4 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 652 (410 now married, 242 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 74940 with a mortgage: 405 (5 second mortgage, 13 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 327

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $899
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $299

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

13.3%
Whole state:

17.2%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

7.5%
Whole state:

9.8%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.5


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Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages:

Notable locations in zip code 74940: Howe Fire Department (A), Monroe Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in zip code 74940 include: Community Church (A), Faith Church (B), Victory Church (C), Mountain View Church (D), Springhill Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hoteyaby Cemetery (1), McCurtain Cemetery (2), Mountain View Cemetery (3), Monroe Cemetery (4), Howe Cemetery (5), Springhill Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Clear Lake (A), Beaver Lake (B), Gaither Lake (C), Oknoname 079002 Reservoir (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Cowskin Creek (A), Potts Creek (B), Morris Creek (C), Fanny Creek (D), Dry Creek (E), Horsepen Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in zip code 74940: Wister State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 56
  • 2000 to 2004: 100
  • 1990 to 1999: 230
  • 1980 to 1989: 225
  • 1970 to 1979: 124
  • 1960 to 1969: 73
  • 1950 to 1959: 69
  • 1940 to 1949: 68
  • 1939 or earlier: 174


Zip code 74940 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 74940
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 15
  • 2 bedrooms: 161
  • 3 bedrooms: 466
  • 4 bedrooms: 80
  • 5+ bedrooms: 10
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 13
  • 2 bedrooms: 99
  • 3 bedrooms: 108
  • 4 bedrooms: 14
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in 74940 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 12
  • 1 vehicle: 134
  • 2 vehicles: 322
  • 3 vehicles: 166
  • 4 vehicles: 72
  • 5+ vehicles: 26
  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 71
  • 2 vehicles: 80
  • 3 vehicles: 77
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 74940 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 74940 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 74940:

  • Less than $10,000: 24
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 15
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 21
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 19
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 37
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 19
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 28
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 39
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 67
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 80
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 88
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 27
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 17
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 91
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 65
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 20
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 9
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 47
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 6
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 9
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 4

 



74940 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 74940:

  • Less than $100: 11
  • $100 to $149: 9
  • $150 to $199: 14
  • $200 to $249: 18
  • $250 to $299: 32
  • $300 to $349: 50
  • $350 to $399: 31
  • $400 to $449: 12
  • $450 to $499: 3
  • $500 to $549: 1
  • $750 to $799: 33
  • No cash rent: 20
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $585.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $76,410
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $52,532
  • Asian householders: $49,746
  • Some other race householders: $86,226
  • Two or more races householders: $58,103
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $63,011

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $71,900
74940:

$71,900
Oklahoma:

$112,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,100 - $118,700

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $163,086
Here:

$163,086
State:

$150,479

Mobile homes: $35,550
Here:

$35,550
State:

$67,134

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 880
  • One, attached: 11
  • 3 or 4: 10
  • 20 to 49: 7
  • Mobile homes: 211

Unemployment: 12.2%
74940 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 891 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 185 (16%)
  • Other means: 28 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 23 (2%)
 

74940 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 56
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 135
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 331
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 188
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 102
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 20
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 67
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 38
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 36
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 60
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 32
  • 90 or more minutes: 39
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 79.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,634
  • In family households: 2,320 (418 male householders, 285 female householders)
    588 spouses, 742 children (644 natural, 6 adopted, 93 stepchildren), 36 grandchildren, 66 brothers or sisters, 16 parents, 72 other relatives, 97 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 314 (103 male householders (83 living alone)), 160 female householders (128 living alone)), 51 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 72 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 305 2-persons, 140 3-persons, 153 4-persons, 71 5-persons, 21 6-persons, 13 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 211 1-person, 52 2-persons

516 married couples with children.
85 single-parent households (11 men, 74 women).

96.9% of residents of 74940 zip code speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% very well, 4% well, 37% not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 45 (1.7%)
(28.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.7%
Whole state:

5.5%

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

  • Mexico (91%)
  • Korea (9%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 7
  • 1990 to 1999: 19
  • 1980 to 1989: 15
  • Before 1980: 10

Races in zip code 74940:

White population: 2,074
Black population: 7
American Indian population: 264
Asian population: 21
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 0
Some other race population: 0
Two or more races population: 195
Hispanic or Latino population: 136

Most common first ancestries reported in 74940 (%):



  • Other groups (52%)
  • American (12%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • German (8%)
  • English (3%)
  • Russian (1%)
  • Dutch (1%)


Zip code 74940 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • FARRELL-COOPER-LINCOLN POWER (NOBLE ROAD in HOWE, OK)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: BITUMINOUS COAL AND LIGNITE SURFACE MINING
    Alternative names: FARRELL-COOPER MINING CO.


Zip code 74940 marital status for males
Zip code 74940 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (42%)
  • Utility gas (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Other fuel (4%)

Population in 1990: 1,352. Population change in the 1990s: +976 (+72.2%).

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

  • This state: 1,425
  • Northeast: 16
  • Midwest: 106
  • South: 745
  • West: 363

52% of the 74940 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Oklahoma.

85% of the 74940 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7
Here:

2.6%
Oklahoma:

7.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 37
Here:

21.4%
Oklahoma:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5
Here:

12.5%
Oklahoma:

17.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • Business and financial operations occupations: 75,500
  • Construction and extraction occupations: 47,695
  • Transportation occupations: 47,266
  • Management occupations: 44,583
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations: 40,833
  • Community and social service occupations: 40,375

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • CACY'S BACKHOE SERVICE (ROUTE 1 BOX 1185 in HOWE, OK; small business) : $14,000 in 3 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    $4,900 with Army for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 2006-01-03. Completion date: 2005-10-31.
    $4,550, same as above. Signed on 2005-04-01. Completion date: 2005-10-31.
    $4,550 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 2005-04-01. Completion date: 2005-10-31.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Residential Mental Retardation Facilities (20-49 employees: 1 establishment, 10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child Day Care Services (5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Brick, Stone, and Related Construction Material Merchant Wholesalers (5-9: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: New Housing Operative Builders (1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (1-4: 1)
  • Utilities: Water Supply and Irrigation Systems (1-4: 1)

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 (Noninst.)




34 people in homes for the mentally ill

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
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 ORIGINATED5$117,33813$71,93527$94,3235$23,6305$45,7806$36,697
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$75,5803$103,9331$121,8001$11,9700$01$45,810
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$86,2756$54,07012$119,8813$37,5331$96,2605$56,922
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$119,7057$107,8411$36,3900$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$87,6900$01$118,9200$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0403.02 , 0406.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$93,6401$97,470
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0403.02 , 0406.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in zip code 74940 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1977.1 years
James1568.2 years
John1077.6 years
Paul973.1 years
Charles873.2 years
Ruby777.5 years
George776.1 years
Robert670.8 years
Fred579.0 years
Billy567.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 74940 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hall976.1 years
Benson770.9 years
Thompson670.7 years
Johnson678.2 years
Faulkenberry675.0 years
Shadwick672.3 years
Stacy683.2 years
Ollar668.3 years
Turner584.6 years
Miller577.4 years


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