Pocahontas County, Iowa Population 2018

Pocahontas County, Iowa's estimated population is 6,846 with a growth rate of -3.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pocahontas County, Iowa is the 93rd largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20176,846-215-3.04%
20167,0612133.11%
20166,848-114-1.64%
20156,962-134-1.89%
20147,096-14-0.20%
20137,110-31-0.43%
20127,141-61-0.85%
20117,202-87-1.19%
20107,289-2,236-23.48%
19909,525-1,844-16.22%
198011,369-1,360-10.68%
197012,729-1,505-10.57%
196014,234-1,262-8.14%
195015,496-770-4.73%
194016,2665793.69%
193015,687850.54%
192015,6027945.36%
191014,808-531-3.46%
190015,3395,78660.57%
18909,5535,840157.29%
18803,7132,267156.78%
18701,4461,3431303.88%
18601030.00%

Pocahontas County, Iowa Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White6,778
Black or African American103
Two or More Races99
Some Other Race49
Asian16
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10
American Indian and Alaska Native6

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Pocahontas County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Pocahontas County, Iowa Median Age

47.3


Total

46.1


Male

47.8


Female

Pocahontas County, Iowa Adults

There are 5,479 adults, (1,582 of which are seniors) in Pocahontas County, Iowa.

Pocahontas County, Iowa Age Dependency

81.3

Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Pocahontas County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

3,557

50.38%

Male

3,504

49.62%

Pocahontas County, Iowa Households and Families

Pocahontas County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pocahontas County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
All75.5%24.5%
Non Family63.8%36.2%
Female58.1%41.9%
Male53%47%

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pocahontas County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2222.1475.5
Married1,6212.8388.4
Non Family1,3141.1363.8
Female1553.1458.1
Male1322.6453

2.78

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pocahontas County, Iowa Households

Pocahontas County, Iowa Education

Pocahontas County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1432.86%
9th to 12th Grade1993.99%
High School Graduate1,95939.23%
Some College1,13222.67%
Associates Degree71614.34%
Bachelors Degree69713.96%
Graduate Degree1472.94%

Pocahontas County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,7974,525832
Hispanic117474
Black5751
Other Race27204
Asian16165
Islander1010
Native American66
Multiple Races663

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 50.00%.

Pocahontas County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,020$40,500$24,859
Less Than High School$19,803$22,000$8,958
High School Grad$30,506$37,090$16,333
Some College$32,639$42,969$24,453
Bachelors Degree$40,531$50,726$36,146
Graduate Degree$58,897$58,235$66,023

$32,020

Average Earnings

$40,500

Average Male

$24,859

Average Female

Pocahontas County, Iowa Language

Pocahontas County, Iowa Language by Age

Pocahontas County, Iowa Language

96.79% of Pocahontas County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.21% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.25% of the population.

Pocahontas County, Iowa Poverty

Pocahontas County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,48175811.70%
Hispanic2478634.82%
Multiple986667.35%
Other491938.78%
Islander1010100.00%
Black9144.40%

12.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.96%

Male Poverty Rate

14.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pocahontas County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pocahontas County, Iowa is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pocahontas County, Iowa is Black, with 4.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.51%.

Pocahontas County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.05%
High School10.93%
Some College10.01%
Bachelors or Greater1.45%

Pocahontas County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed27.41%
Female Employed11.32%
Female Unemployed5.41%
Male Employed4.68%

Pocahontas County, Iowa Income

Pocahontas County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,250$60,753
Families$61,319$77,048
Married Families$70,913$
Non Families$26,508$34,817

Pocahontas County, Iowa Marital Status

Pocahontas County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

58.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Pocahontas County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Pocahontas County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Pocahontas County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Pocahontas County, Iowa Veterans

Pocahontas County, Iowa Veterans by War

638

Number of Veterans

591

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam199
Korea105
World War II69
First Gulf War65
Second Gulf War53

Pocahontas County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+224
65 to 74146
55 to 64119
35 to 54119
18 to 3430

Pocahontas County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White62111.68%
Hispanic85.76%
Hawaiian880.00%
Black813.33%
Asian16.25%

Pocahontas County, Iowa Veterans by Education

4.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pocahontas County, Iowa Employment Status

Pocahontas County, Iowa Employment by Age

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Pocahontas County, Iowa Employment by Race

Pocahontas County, Iowa Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Pocahontas County, Iowa

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Pocahontas17891710-79-4.42%
Laurens12591160-99-7.86%
Fonda631592-39-6.18%
Rolfe584549-35-5.99%
Gilmore City 504485-19-3.77%
Palmer165157-8-4.85%
Havelock138132-6-4.35%
Plover7774-3-3.90%
Varina7168-3-4.23%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990