Pocahontas, Illinois Population 2022

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Pocahontas is a city located in Bond County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 679, it is the 794th largest city in Illinois and the 17319th largest city in the United States. Pocahontas is currently declining at a rate of -1.31% annually and its population has decreased by -14.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 797 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Pocahontas has a population density of 867 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pocahontas is $58,336 with a poverty rate of 18.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $771 per month, and the median house value is $77,200. The median age in Pocahontas is 36.8 years, 35.1 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Pocahontas Demographics

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

  • White: 98.37%
  • Two or more races: 1.63%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Pocahontas, Illinois is 679 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 797.

Pocahontas, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Pocahontas Population by Race

Pocahontas Population Pyramid 2022

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Pocahontas Median Age

41.6


Total

40.3


Male

42.8


Female

Pocahontas Adults

There are 637 adults, (127 of whom are seniors) in Pocahontas.

Pocahontas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Pocahontas Sex Ratio

Female

404

50.69%

Male

393

49.31%

Pocahontas Population by Age

Pocahontas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pocahontas Household Types

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pocahontas Households and Families

3.04

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Pocahontas Households by Type

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Pocahontas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pocahontas Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.23%.

Pocahontas Educational Attainment by Race

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$31,146

Average Earnings

$45,139

Average Male

$26,477

Average Female

Pocahontas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pocahontas Language by Age

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Pocahontas Language

97.41% of Pocahontas residents speak only English, while 2.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.59% of the population.

Pocahontas Language

Pocahontas Poverty by Race

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18.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.79%

Male Poverty Rate

19.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pocahontas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pocahontas is White, with 18.70% 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 3.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.33%.

Pocahontas Poverty

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Pocahontas Poverty Rate by Education

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Pocahontas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pocahontas Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Pocahontas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

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 Over 65, 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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72

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Pocahontas Veterans by War

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Pocahontas Veterans by Age

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Pocahontas Veterans by Race

Pocahontas Veterans by Education

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9.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pocahontas Veterans by Education

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

3%

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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81.81%

Born in Pocahontas

99.62%

Native Born

0.38%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.62% of Pocahontas residents were born in the United States, with 81.81% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Pocahontas Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Pocahontas Population by Year