Poteau employment information

Income per capita$18,467$24,695$28,555
Median household income$38,530$46,235$53,482
Median income owner occupied$46,183$57,888$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,625$29,113$33,219
Median earnings male$22,899$33,259$36,116
Median earnings female$17,683$22,353$25,692
Unemployment rate5.6%4.2%5.8%
Poverty level24.5%16.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Poteau is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Poteau is 28% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Poteau is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Poteau is 57% higher than the national average.

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Poteau median earnings by income bracket

Poteau employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.9%1.7%
Manufacturing sector13.7%0.6%
Financial & insurance services3.7%9.2%
Wholesale & retail services10.1%9.9%
Public administration4.5%6.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.3%3.0%
Education, health & social services15.8%37.2%

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Hackett, AR804$40,76424%
Pocola, OK4,043$38,60328%
Poteau, OK8,563$38,53028%

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Franklin, KY8,563$30,39843%
Dormont, PA8,565$51,9013%
Tuscumbia, AL8,565$35,16134%
Hoquiam, WA8,560$33,19438%
Mayo, MD8,560$96,49480%
Poteau, OK8,563$38,53028%
Source: The Poteau, OK employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.