Poteau, OK
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Poteau, Oklahoma Info Snack

Population
8,843
Unemployment
4.1%
Poverty
21.7%
Median Home
$108,500
Median Income
$40,421
Median Rent
$652

Poteau SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
6
Education
5
Commute
7

Poteau, OK Crime Report

374
Total Crimes
4,173.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
68.52%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Poteau
/ 100k People
Oklahoma
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 374 4,173.6 3,277.1 2,476.7
Violent Crime 37 412.9 431.8 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 6.7 5.0
Robbery 1 11.2 59.9 81.6
Aggravated Assault 31 345.9 307.9 250.2
Property Crime 337 3,760.7 2,845.3 2,109.9
Burglary 79 881.6 671.7 340.5
Larceny 237 2,644.8 1,835.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 21 234.3 338.1 219.9

Poteau, OK Cost Of Living

75
Poteau's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Poteau Oklahoma National Average
Overall 75 86 100
Services 80 92 100
Groceries 89 95 100
Health 83 93 100
Housing 53 69 100
Transportation 83 91 100
Utilities 99 96 100

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Rankings for Poteau in Oklahoma

Map Of Poteau, OK

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Population over time in Poteau

Year Population % Change
2019 8,843 0.6%
2018 8,793 0.7%
2017 8,729 0.5%
2016 8,687 0.7%
2015 8,624 0.7%
2014 8,563 0.3%
2013 8,535 0.4%
2012 8,502 0.4%
2011 8,465 0.5%
2010 8,419 -

Race / Ethnicity in Poteau

White
70.3% (6,217)
African American
1.1% (97)
American Indian
7.0% (615)
Asian
0.2% (15)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
8.2% (722)
Hispanic
13.3% (1,177)
Race Poteau OK USA
White 70.3% 65.6% 60.7%
African American 1.1% 7.1% 12.3%
American Indian 7.0% 7.3% 0.7%
Asian 0.2% 2.1% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 8.2% 6.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 13.3% 10.6% 18.0%

Gender in Poteau

Female
51.4% (4,547)
Male
48.6% (4,296)
Gender Poteau OK USA
Female 51.4% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 48.6% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Poteau for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (530)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (1,149)
High School / GED
36.0% (3,183)
Some College
17.0% (1,503)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (972)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (972)
Master's Degree
5.0% (442)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (88)
Education Poteau OK USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 17.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Poteau, Oklahoma

Less than $10,000
8.9% (78,506)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.6% (67,172)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.6% (120,523)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.5% (102,002)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.5% (145,955)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.3% (152,865)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.2% (81,546)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.3% (108,360)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.6% (14,374)
$200,000 or more
1.5% (12,992)
Income Poteau OK USA
Less than $10,000 8.9% 6.9% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.6% 5.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.6% 10.7% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.5% 10.6% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.5% 14.1% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.3% 18.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.2% 12.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.3% 12.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.6% 4.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.5% 4.3% 7.7%

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