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ZIP Code 74953

Primary City:Poteau, OK (View All Cities)
County: Le Flore County
Timezone: Central (12:18pm)
Area code: 918 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.1, -94.6
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 74953

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 74953. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 74953. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 74953, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Poteau, OK

Stats and Demographics for the 74953 ZIP Code

ZIP code 74953 is located in east Oklahoma and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 74953 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 74953 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,632
Population Density 85 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,813
Median Home Value $98,100
Land Area 137.53 sq mi
Water Area 0.83 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,361
Median Household Income $43,526

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4114323824564413953503283343823533233382571961408574
Female409393393442416365318350331393388373382289230173151159
Total820825775898857760668678665775741696720546426313236233

Gender

 Male 5,677 49%
 Female 5,955 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,932 76.8%
 Black Or African American 133 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1,268 10.9%
 Asian 66 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.1%
 Other Race 522 4.5%
 Two Or More Races 703 6.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner64339418569633504329132
Renter1713192462411881017334
Total235658664810821605402166

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,230 51%
 Single Guardian 822 19%
 Singles 1,126 26%
 Singles With Roommate 183 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,868 66%
 Households with Kids 1,493 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male898375849382858191866980796880798294121110
Female748896758580697980827074759272766996129131
Total163171171159178162154160171168139154154160152155151190250241

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 74953 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 74953 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 74953 real estate data, the median home value of $98,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 74953. Rentals in 74953 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 74953 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,132 95.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 130 1.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 98 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 255 2.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,721 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,267 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,373 29%
 Households Vacant 452 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 128 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 59 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 216 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 31 2%
 1 Bedroom 228 18%
 2 Bedroom 533 42%
 3+ Bedroom 484 38%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $43,526 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 74953 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 74953 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,512 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,253 24%
 No Earnings 3,604 38%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,512 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,253 24%
 No Earnings 3,604 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,591 91.9%
 Public transportation 29 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 220 4.4%
 Worked at Home 154 3.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 680 17%
 High School Graduate 2,038 52%
 Associate's degree 316 8%
 Bachelor's degree 466 12%
 Master's degree 244 6%
 Professional school degree 67 2%
 Doctorate degree 77 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,009 88.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 74 3.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 178 7.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 74953

ZIP Code 74953 is in the Poteau School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 74953.

Poteau Primary Elementary School
407 Hughes Dr
Poteau, OK 74953
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Poteau School District
Pansy Kidd Ms
300 North Walters
Poteau, OK 74953
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Poteau School District
Poteau Upper Elementary School
305 Hughes Dr
Poteau, OK 74953
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Poteau School District
Poteau High School
100 Pirate Ln
Poteau, OK 74953
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Poteau School District

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