Pocahontas, Virginia Population 2021

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Pocahontas is a city located in Tazewell County Virginia. With a 2020 population of 343, it is the 188th largest city in Virginia and the 14837th largest city in the United States . Pocahontas is currently declining at a rate of -1.44% annually and its population has decreased by -11.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 389 in 2010. Pocahontas reached it's highest population of 402 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Pocahontas has a population density of 602 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pocahontas is $39,609 with a poverty rate of 27.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $56,700. The median age in Pocahontas is 52.6 years, 50 years for males, and 55.6 years for females.

Pocahontas Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pocahontas was:

  • White: 89.76%
  • Black or African American: 6.48%
  • Asian: 2.05%
  • Two or more races: 1.71%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Pocahontas, Virginia is 343 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 358.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 389.

Pocahontas, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26389.76%
Black or African American196.48%
Asian62.05%
Two or More Races51.71%
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Pocahontas Population by Race

Pocahontas Population Pyramid $2021

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Pocahontas Median Age

52.6


Total

50


Male

55.6


Female

Pocahontas Adults

There are 255 adults, (84 of whom are seniors) in Pocahontas.

Pocahontas Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pocahontas Sex Ratio

Female

156

53.24%

Male

137

46.76%

Pocahontas Population by Age

Pocahontas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pocahontas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female83.3%16.7%
Married72.3%27.7%
All58%42%
Non Family53.3%46.7%
Male9.1%90.9%

58.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pocahontas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1621.8158
Non Family921.1153.3
Married472.4372.3
Female123.2583.3
Male113.459.1

2.56

Average Family Size

1.81

Average Household Size

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Pocahontas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade208.23%
9th to 12th Grade229.05%
High School Graduate7028.81%
Some College8836.21%
Associates Degree229.05%
Bachelors Degree104.12%
Graduate Degree114.53%
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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
White21817621
Black1919
Asian66

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 9.63%.

Pocahontas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,021$33,214$32,750
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$35,417$
Some College$33,021$32,857$33,250
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$59,375$$

$33,021

Average Earnings

$33,214

Average Male

$32,750

Average Female

Pocahontas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pocahontas Language by Age

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Pocahontas Language

100.00% of Pocahontas residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Pocahontas Language

Pocahontas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2636323.95%
Black191894.74%

27.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.20%

Male Poverty Rate

26.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pocahontas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pocahontas is Black, with 94.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pocahontas is White, with 23.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.73%.

Pocahontas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College38.18%
Less Than 9th Grade23.81%
High School20.00%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Pocahontas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed21.74%
Female Employed10.42%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Pocahontas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pocahontas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,000$39,609
Families$62,500$60,520
Married Families$75,250-
Non Families$16,250$21,397
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Income by Household Type

Pocahontas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.4%

Male Marriage Rate

35.7%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Pocahontas Marital Status by Race

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Pocahontas Marital Status

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41

Number of Veterans

41

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War21
Vietnam14
Korea5
World War II2
Second Gulf War2

Pocahontas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5418
75+15
55 to 647
65 to 741
18 to 34

Pocahontas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2711.74%
Black1473.68%

Pocahontas Veterans by Race

Pocahontas Veterans by Education

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34.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pocahontas Veterans by Education

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37%

Labor Force Participation

35.5%

Employment Rate

4.1%

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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41.30%

Born in Pocahontas

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Pocahontas residents were born in the United States, with 41.30% having been born in Virginia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Pocahontas Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021343-5-1.44%
2020348-5-1.42%
2019353-5-1.40%
2018358-4-1.10%
2017362-9-2.43%
2016371-6-1.59%
2015377-4-1.05%
2014381-8-2.06%
2013389-3-0.77%
2012392-4-1.01%
2011396-6-1.49%
20104020.00%

Pocahontas Population by Year