Poteau, Oklahoma 

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Population

8,729

+3.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.8%

Best Places to Live in Poteau, Oklahoma

Mid-sized city - Extreme western Arkansas at Oklahoma border in Arkansas River Valley. May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Poteau, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Poteau, OK Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Cost of living
Nearby mountains
Air quality
Cons
Isolation
Arts and culture
Low educational attainment

What Bert Has To Say About Fort Smith Metro Area

Fort Smith is a small town with old-west flavor located in a flat valley along the Arkansas River. Major industries include light manufacturing and natural gas, and major employers include the nearby Fort Chaffee military installation. The economy is steady with somewhat above average job-growth prospects, and the low Cost of living and median home price are probably among the biggest attractions.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Oklahoma
County: Le Flore County
Metro Area: Fort Smith Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: Poteau
Zip Codes: 74953
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 463 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Poteau is 4.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Poteau jobs have decreased by 0.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Poteau's cost of living is 24.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Poteau's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Le Flore county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Poteau's population is 8,729 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Poteau is Real Estate: $75,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.2%.

SCHOOLS
Poteau public schools spend $7,428 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.3 students per teacher in Poteau. More Education



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Housing Market in Poteau

It's a good time to buy in Poteau. Home Appreciation is up 8.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Poteau is $75,800.

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Reviews for Poteau   2 Reviews
Very happy in Poteau - 7/3/2012
I just stumbled on to a couple of high brow folk that don't like our town. I moved here about a year ago and I love it. It's not a trashy town, the crime isn't bad, I... Read More

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Living in Poteau - 2/22/2011
I have been living here since Nov. 2009, when I relocated from Philadelphia and came out here to take care of my elderly Mother. As soon as I got here, I was infected... Read More


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