In 2017, Poteau, OK had a population of 8.73k people with a median age of 35.1 and a median household income of $39,638. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Poteau, OK grew from 8,687 to 8,729, a 0.483% increase and its median household income grew from $39,416 to $39,638, a 0.563% increase.
The population of Poteau, OK is 69.5% White Alone, 14.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 8.21% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. 12.2% 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 (638 degrees awarded in 2016), Kiamichi Technology Center-Poteau (184 degrees), and River Valley Cosmetology Institute (16 degrees).
The median property value in Poteau, OK is $99,500, and the homeownership rate is 61.6%. Most people in Poteau, OK commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Poteau, OK is 2 cars per household.