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Poteau, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Poteau had a population of 8,634 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Poteau is located at latitude 35.043 and longitude -94.6349 in Le Flore County. The formal boundaries for the City of Poteau (see map below) encompass a land area of 30.15 sq. miles and a water area of 2.47 sq. miles. Le Flore County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 489 feet.

The City of Poteau (GNIS ID: 2411476) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oklahoma is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Poteau is located within Poteau Division of Le Flore County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Poteau population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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City of Poteau, OK Boundary Map



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Poteau, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 8,634
Population in Households 8,186
Population in Familes 6,650
Population in Group Qrtrs 448
Population Density1 286
Diversity Index2 54
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,203
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 2,123
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,727 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,989 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,214 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 524 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $89,229
Average Home Value $125,163
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,571
Average Household Income $52,187
Per Capita Income $21,075
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.27%
Households 0.13% 0.19%
Families -0.08% 0.1%
Median Household Income   -1.05%
Per Capita Income   0.69%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Poteau, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Poteau to the other 731 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 50 93rd
Population Density1 # 463 37th
Diversity Index2 # 232 68th
Median Household Income # 424 42nd
Per Capita Income # 407 44th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oklahoma Census Data Comparison Tool.