Leflore County

LeFlore County, Oklahoma

PO Box 218
Poteau, OK 74953
Phone: (918) 647-5738
Fax: (918) 647-8930

On the eastern border of OK, east of McAlester; organized Nov 16, 1907 from Choctaw lands. Name Origin: For Greenwood LeFlore (1800-65), leader of a prominent Choctaw family of French ancestry, a landowner, and MS state legislator. He remained in MS when most of the tribe were moved to OK

Area (sq mi):: 1608.03 (land 1585.82; water 22.20) Population per square mile: 31.20
Population 2005: 49,528 State rank: 13 Population change: 2000-20005 2.90%; 1990-2000 11.20% Population 2000: 48,109 (White 78.40%; Black or African American 2.20%; Hispanic or Latino 3.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 17.10%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 36.10
Income 2000: per capita $13,737; median household $27,278; Population below poverty level: 19.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,404-$20,832
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 23.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Leflore County, Mississippi

306 W Market St
Greenwood, MS 38930
Phone: (662) 453-1435
Fax: (662) 455-1278

In west-central MS, northeast of Greenville; organized Mar 15, 1871 from Carroll and Sunflower counties. Name Origin: For Greenwood LeFlore (1800-65), leader of a prominent Choctaw family of French ancestry, landowner, and legislator

Area (sq mi):: 606.35 (land 591.93; water 14.42) Population per square mile: 61.50
Population 2005: 36,431 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.00%; 1990-2000 1.60% Population 2000: 37,947 (White 29.60%; Black or African American 67.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 30.10
Income 2000: per capita $12,553; median household $21,518; Population below poverty level: 34.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,765-$20,642
Unemployment (2004): 9.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 18.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Greenwood County seat (17,439)

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