Pocahontas, Iowa Population 2022

1,568
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Pocahontas is a city located in Pocahontas County Iowa. Pocahontas has a 2020 population of 1,568. It is also the county seat of Pocahontas County. Pocahontas is currently declining at a rate of -1.38% annually and its population has decreased by -12.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,784 in 2010.

The average household income in Pocahontas is $56,304 with a poverty rate of 10.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $583 per month, and the median house value is $77,300. The median age in Pocahontas is 53.7 years, 47.2 years for males, and 57.2 years for females.

Pocahontas Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pocahontaswas:

  • White: 96.57%
  • Asian: 3.11%
  • Black or African American: 0.32%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Pocahontas, Iowa is 1,568 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,568.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,784.

Pocahontas, Iowa Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,52096.57%
Asian493.11%
Black or African American50.32%
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Pocahontas Population by Race

Pocahontas Population Pyramid $2022

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Pocahontas Median Age

53.7


Total

47.2


Male

57.2


Female

Pocahontas Adults

There are 1,308 adults, (420 of whom are seniors) in Pocahontas.

Pocahontas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

47.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Pocahontas Sex Ratio

Female

843

53.56%

Male

731

46.44%

Pocahontas Population by Age

Pocahontas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pocahontas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female46.2%53.8%
Non Family63.4%36.6%
All76%24%
Married95.4%4.6%
Male100%0%

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pocahontas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8071.8876
Non Family4321.2663.4
Married3272.5395.4
Female392.9246.2
Male93100

2.52

Average Family Size

1.88

Average Household Size

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Pocahontas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade282.35%
9th to 12th Grade433.60%
High School Graduate56146.98%
Some College26722.36%
Associates Degree15913.32%
Bachelors Degree1119.30%
Graduate Degree252.09%
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Pocahontas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pocahontas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,1431,072136
Asian4949
Black22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.90%.

Pocahontas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,778$52,019$27,813
Less Than 9th Grade$19,766$27,917$
High School Graduate$31,250$52,813$28,449
Some College$40,761$53,191$26,161
Bachelors Degree$$$17,188
Graduate Degree$69,861$$

$32,778

Average Earnings

$52,019

Average Male

$27,813

Average Female

Pocahontas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pocahontas Language by Age

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Pocahontas Language

96.61% of Pocahontas residents speak only English, while 3.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.26% of the population.

Pocahontas Language

Pocahontas Poverty by Race

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10.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.39%

Male Poverty Rate

12.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pocahontas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pocahontas is White, with 10.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pocahontas is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.63%.

Pocahontas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.73%
High School11.95%
Bachelors or Greater8.09%
Some College6.34%

Pocahontas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed11.05%
Male Employed7.58%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Pocahontas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pocahontas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,650$56,304
Families$78,750$76,350
Married Families$81,645-
Non Families$28,690$37,662
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Income by Household Type

Pocahontas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Pocahontas Married by Age and Sex

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Pocahontas 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 Marital Status by Race

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Pocahontas Marital Status

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138

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam34
Second Gulf War29
First Gulf War27
Korea23
World War II9

Pocahontas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+40
35 to 5433
18 to 3425
55 to 6421
65 to 7419

Pocahontas Veterans by Age

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Pocahontas Veterans by Race

Pocahontas Veterans by Education

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6.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pocahontas Veterans by Education

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61.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Pocahontas Employment by Age

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Pocahontas Employment by Race

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Pocahontas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.03%

Born in Pocahontas

96.82%

Native Born

3.18%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

3.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.82% of Pocahontas residents were born in the United States, with 75.03% having been born in Iowa. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pocahontas Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20221,568-22-1.38%
20211,590-22-1.36%
20201,612-22-1.35%
20191,634-22-1.33%
20181,656-31-1.84%
20171,687-4-0.24%
20161,691-32-1.86%
20151,723-29-1.66%
20141,75250.29%
20131,747-3-0.17%
20121,750-6-0.34%
20111,756-28-1.57%
20101,7840.00%

Pocahontas Population by Year