Poteau, OK has a population of 8,687 people with a median age of 35.8 and a median household income of $39,416. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Poteau, OK grew from 8,624 to 8,687, a 0.73% increase and its median household income grew from $38,026 to $39,416, a 3.66% increase.
The population of Poteau, OK is 68.9% White, 14% Hispanic, and 8.55% Native. 11.7% of the people in Poteau, OK speak a non-English language, and 92.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Poteau, OK are Carl Albert State College, with 553 graduates, Kiamichi Technology Center-Poteau, with 142 graduates, and River Valley Cosmetology Institute, with 30 graduates.
The median property value in Poteau, OK is $92,600, and the homeownership rate is 62.5%. Most people in Poteau, OK commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Poteau, OK is 2 cars per household.
Poteau, OK is a census place located in Le Flore County, OK. It borders Shady Point, OK and Wister, OK.