Pocahontas County, Iowa Population 2021

Pocahontas County, Iowa's estimated population is 6,429 with a growth rate of -1.46% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pocahontas County, Iowa is the 94th largest county inIowa. The 2010 Population was 7,289 and has seen a growth of -11.80% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,429-95-1.46%
20206,524-95-1.44%
20196,619-95-1.41%
20186,714-119-1.74%
20176,833-21-0.31%
20166,854-113-1.62%
20156,967-130-1.83%
20147,097-15-0.21%
20137,112-31-0.43%
20127,143-61-0.85%
20117,204-85-1.17%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.46% (-95)
County Website
State
Founded
1851
County Seat
2010 Population
7,289
Growth Since 2010
-11.80% (-860)
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Pocahontas County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,52796.03%
Asian911.34%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander480.71%
Black or African American400.59%
Two or More Races390.57%
Some Other Race310.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.31%
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Pocahontas County, Iowa Population by Race

Pocahontas County, Iowa Population Pyramid $2021

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Pocahontas County, Iowa Median Age

47.6


Total

45.6


Male

49.1


Female

Pocahontas County, Iowa Adults

There are 5,332 adults, (1,544 of whom are seniors) in Pocahontas County, Iowa.

Pocahontas County, Iowa Age Dependency

79.4

Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Pocahontas County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

3,479

51.18%

Male

3,318

48.82%

Pocahontas County, Iowa Population by Age

Pocahontas County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pocahontas County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male49.4%50.6%
Female60.4%39.6%
Non Family66.4%33.6%
All77.3%22.7%
Married90%10%

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pocahontas County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2152.0777.3
Married1,6422.6590
Non Family1,2461.1666.4
Female1692.5560.4
Male1582.7449.4

2.59

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

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Pocahontas County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1062.17%
9th to 12th Grade2755.64%
High School Graduate1,92139.39%
Some College1,15023.58%
Associates Degree69414.23%
Bachelors Degree58011.89%
Graduate Degree1513.10%
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Pocahontas County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pocahontas County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,5634,294701
Hispanic137575
Asian919118
Black377
2+ Races28287
Native American2121
Other Race1755
Islander53

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 other race people with a rate of 29.41%.

Pocahontas County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,286$45,938$26,184
Less Than 9th Grade$26,250$32,171$
High School Graduate$32,091$43,603$25,379
Some College$34,543$48,493$23,382
Bachelors Degree$42,071$53,487$40,958
Graduate Degree$64,750$64,500$67,813

$35,286

Average Earnings

$45,938

Average Male

$26,184

Average Female

Pocahontas County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pocahontas County, Iowa Language by Age

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Pocahontas County, Iowa Language

94.47% of Pocahontas County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 5.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.11% of the population.

Pocahontas County, Iowa Language

Pocahontas County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,16664210.41%
Black3030100.00%
Islander482245.83%
Hispanic260155.77%
Multiple391333.33%

10.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.10%

Male Poverty Rate

13.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pocahontas County, Iowa

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pocahontas County, Iowa is Hispanic, with 5.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.49%.

Pocahontas County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.65%
High School9.68%
Some College7.05%
Bachelors or Greater3.34%

Pocahontas County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed10.47%
Male Employed3.77%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Pocahontas County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pocahontas County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,448$65,405
Families$72,470$81,233
Married Families$81,519-
Non Families$29,000$37,992
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Income by Household Type

Pocahontas County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

58.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Pocahontas County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Pocahontas County, Iowa Marital Status

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491

Number of Veterans

467

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam161
Korea75
First Gulf War58
Second Gulf War49
World War II34

Pocahontas County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+173
65 to 74141
35 to 5490
55 to 6460
18 to 3427

Pocahontas County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4909.64%
Hispanic21.36%
Asian11.10%

Pocahontas County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Pocahontas County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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5.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pocahontas County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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62.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Pocahontas County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Pocahontas County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Pocahontas County, Iowa 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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77.71%

Born in Pocahontas County, Iowa

95.82%

Native Born

4.18%

Foreign Born

2.50%

Non Citizen

1.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.82% of Pocahontas County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 77.71% having been born in Iowa. 2.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pocahontas County, Iowa Place of Birth

  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

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