Poteau is located in east Oklahoma. Poteau is part of Le Flore County. Poteau has 30.15 square miles of land area and 2.47 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Poteau population is 8,520, which has grown 7.32% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 8.71% and is lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. Poteau median household income is $38,165 in 2008-2012 and has grown by 45.79% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 34.40% and is much higher than the national average rate of 26.32%. Poteau median house value is $82,500 in 2008-2012 and has grown by 50.82% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 56.72% and is about the same as the national average rate of 51.67%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Poteau is better than the state average in quality. The Poteau area code is 918.
Poteau, OK Map, Border, and Nearby Locations
* Based on the U.S. 2010 Data