Official Zip Code NamePoteau
Zip Code StateOklahoma
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code539 / 918
Current Population:11632
Racial Majority: 70.87%
Public School Racial Majority:White 54.3%
Unemployment Rate:5.41%
Median Household Income$34652
Average Adjusted Gross Income$47695
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time18.4 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
CDT
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Primary County: Le Flore
Elevation Range440 - 1329 ft.
Area157 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.08586121, -94.54969788

Zip Code 74953 Description

Zip Code 74953 is located in the state of Oklahoma in the Fort Smith - Fayetteville metro area. Zip code 74953 is primarily located in Le Flore County. The official US Postal Service name for 74953 is POTEAU, Oklahoma. Portions of zip code 74953 are contained within or border the city limits of Poteau, OK, Pocola, OK, . The area code for zip code 74953 is 918. 74953 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Oklahoma.

The current unemployment level in 74953 is 5.41% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 74953 increased to 11632 from 10841 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 74953 is while the majority ethnicity attending 74953 public schools is White. 64.4% of students in 74953 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 8152 70.87% 8644 -6%
 Black Or African American 334 2.9% 131 +155%
 Hispanic 1263 10.98% 930 +36%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1191 10.35% 1243 -4%
 Asian 32 0.28% 61 -48%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 27 0.23% 8 +238%
 Other Race 9 0.09% 9 +11%
 Two Or More Races 606 4.29% 606 -19%

Zip Code 74953 Race/Ethnicity

 White 54.3%
 Black Or African American 1.5%
 Hispanic 14.4%
 Asian 0.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23.4%
 Two or More Races 5.4%

Zip Code 74953 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1163210841
Male Population48.80%
Female Population51.20%
Total Households4361
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
64.4%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$34652
Income Under $50K Per Year66.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.80%
114 US Congressional DistrictOklahoma 2
RepresentativeMarkwayne Mullin
PartyRepublican
Average Real Estate Asking Price$127814
Average Real Estate Sale Price$109160
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)5.41%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.94%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.28%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 37d - Arkansas Valley Plains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 74953 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)28334149586670696250403150
Avg Max Temp (°F)50566574808893938576625373
Avg Precip (In.)2.212.764.084.35.664.053.392.784.754.325.23.6247.11
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Fort Smith, AR-OK
CBSA Type74953
CBSA Population296957
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours