Poteau is a city located in Oklahoma. With a 2020 population of 9,046, it is the 50th largest city in Oklahoma and the 3301st largest city in the United States. Poteau is currently growing at a rate of 0.73% annually and its population has increased by 6.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,520 in 2010. Spanning over 33 miles, Poteau has a population density of 300 people per square mile.
The average household income in Poteau is $53,862 with a poverty rate of 24.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $640 per month, and the median house value is $95,800. The median age in Poteau is 34 years, 32.7 years for males, and 37.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.7 males.