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 $38,896 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 48.58% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 25.96% and is much higher than the national average rate of 19.17%. Poteau median house value is $73,100 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 33.64% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 57.57% and is lower than the national average rate of 50.42%. 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 much 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