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People

Total Population 4,026
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 16.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,445
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 54.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,530
% Above Poverty Level 78.2%
% Below Poverty Level 21.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.2%
Median Gross Rent $625
Median House Value $87,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 42.4%
US/American 0%
English 6.8%
Irish 14.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Pocola Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles SW of Fort Smith, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 106 miles SE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Le Flore
Standard Zip Codes 74902
Phone Area Codes 918
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.231
Longitude -94.477

Pocola Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station FORT SMITH RGNL AP
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 48 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 43.8 inches
Station POTEAU WATER WORKS
Distance 14.8 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 94 F
Oct Temp 47 to 76 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
Station POTEAU
Distance 15.3 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 51 F
Apr Temp 50 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 46.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arkoma 1,915 $31,300
Cameron 304 $29,375
Moffett 128 $30,625
Panama 1,284 $33,214
Shady Point 1,090 $49,500
Spiro 2,640 $43,563

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Pocola High Schools

POCOLA HS
603 EAST PRYOR AVENUE
918-436-2042
Serves 217 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.5

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