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Poteau has the 2744th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 2.6% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Poteau is part of the Fort Smith metro area. Unemployment in the Fort Smith area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Fort Smith has the 191st largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Poteau is below average at $34,910, and the median cost of a home in Poteau is $88,800, which is below the national average. 17% of workers in Poteau hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 82% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Poteau. 80% of Poteau workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 12% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Poteau spend an average of 17 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

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Workforce Oklahoma - LeFlore County Center

106 Rogers Avenue
Poteau, OK 74953