Poteau Information

Poteau Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Poteau, OK

General Poteau Information

State: Oklahoma

County: Le Flore County

Close cities: Howe, OK, Shady Point, OK, Spiro, OK, Rock Island, OK, Heavener, OK, Fanshawe, OK, Bokoshe, OK, Panama, OK, Wister, OK, Cameron, OK

Poteau Population (census data)
Total 8,246 (+3.0% since 2000)
Male 3,928 (47.6%)
Female 4,318 (52.4%)

Population Density: 288 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 78.6 (US Avg is 100)

Land Area: 28.6 square miles

Median Household Income: $31,981

Zip Codes: 74953.

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Poteau Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (78.3%)
  • American Indian (13.2%)
  • Hispanic (5.8%)
  • Two or more races (3.8%)
  • Black (2.2%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (16.3%)
  • German (8.7%)
  • Irish (8.1%)
  • English (5.0%)
  • Dutch (1.9%)
  • Italian (1.3%)
Foriegn Born: 294 people (3.6%)
  • Latin America (100.0%)

Local Poteau Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Houston Astros, Kansas City Royals, St. Louis Cardinals, Texas Rangers
NFL Football: Dallas Cowboys, Kansas City Chiefs
NBA Basketball: Dallas Mavericks, Memphis Grizzlies
NHL Hockey: Dallas Stars
NCAA Sports: Oral Roberts University,

Poteau School Information

High Schools
Poteau High School (100 Pirate Lane, Poteau, OK, 74953 - Poteau District)
Middle Schools
Pansy Kidd Middle School (300 N Walter, Poteau, OK, 74953 - Poteau District)
Elementary Schools
Poteau Primary Elementary School (407 Hughes Drive, Poteau, OK, 74953 - Poteau District)
Poteau Upper Elementary School (305 Hughes Drive, Poteau, OK, 74953 - Poteau District)

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