Pocahontas County, Iowa Population 2019

Pocahontas County, Iowa's estimated population is 6,840 with a growth rate of -0.13% 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
20186,740-100-1.46%
20176,840-9-0.13%
20166,849-115-1.65%
20156,964-133-1.87%
20147,097-15-0.21%
20137,112-30-0.42%
20127,142-61-0.85%
20117,203-86-1.18%
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
White6,707
Black or African American126
Two or More Races63
Asian41
Some Other Race27
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8

Pocahontas County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2019

Pocahontas County, Iowa Median Age

47.2


Total

45.4


Male

48.3


Female

Pocahontas County, Iowa Adults

There are 5,439 adults, (1,557 of whom are seniors) in Pocahontas County, Iowa.

Pocahontas County, Iowa Age Dependency

79.6

Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Pocahontas County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

3,532

50.66%

Male

3,440

49.34%

Pocahontas County, Iowa Households and Families

Pocahontas County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pocahontas County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.6%12.4%
All75.3%24.7%
Non Family63.1%36.9%
Male57.9%42.1%
Female55.8%44.2%

75.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1912.1475.3
Married1,6512.8287.6
Non Family1,2691.1463.1
Female1382.6855.8
Male1332.6157.9

2.74

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

8.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pocahontas County, Iowa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1262.53%
9th to 12th Grade2685.38%
High School Graduate1,96639.49%
Some College1,08921.88%
Associates Degree74514.97%
Bachelors Degree64813.02%
Graduate Degree1362.73%

Pocahontas County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,7084,413762
Hispanic112494
Black10262
Asian414112
Other Race19134
Multiple Races19196
Islander88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 31.58%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,990$41,437$21,902
Less Than High School$$30,000$4,444
High School Grad$30,326$37,500$15,208
Some College$32,525$41,991$23,047
Bachelors Degree$43,681$54,375$38,824
Graduate Degree$61,023$61,023$60,000

$31,990

Average Earnings

$41,437

Average Male

$21,902

Average Female

Pocahontas County, Iowa Language

Pocahontas County, Iowa Language by Age

Pocahontas County, Iowa Language

96.41% of Pocahontas County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.39% of the population.

Pocahontas County, Iowa Poverty

Pocahontas County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,36778612.34%
Hispanic2435221.40%
Multiple634469.84%
Black1203932.50%
Islander88100.00%

13.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.87%

Male Poverty Rate

16.44%

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 White, with 12.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.32%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.33%
High School11.33%
Some College10.39%
Bachelors or Greater2.09%
Name Poverty
Female Employed13.60%
Male Employed4.40%
Male Unemployed4.17%
Female Unemployed3.92%

Pocahontas County, Iowa Income

Pocahontas County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,969$60,461
Families$63,065$75,420
Married Families$71,222-
Non Families$26,745$36,255

Pocahontas County, Iowa Marital Status

Pocahontas County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

59.3%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Pocahontas County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Pocahontas County, Iowa Veterans

606

Number of Veterans

567

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam193
Korea79
First Gulf War78
Second Gulf War59
World War II51

Pocahontas County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White59711.41%
Hispanic64.41%
Hawaiian675.00%
Asian37.32%

Pocahontas County, Iowa Veterans by Education

6.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pocahontas County, Iowa Employment Status

62%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

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%
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