Pocahontas County, Iowa Population 2022

Pocahontas County, Iowa's estimated population is 6,334 with a growth rate of -1.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pocahontas County, Iowa is the 94th largest county in Iowa. The 2010 Population was 7,289 and has seen a growth of -13.10% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18601030.00%
18701,4461,3431303.88%
18803,7132,267156.78%
18909,5535,840157.29%
190015,3395,78660.57%
191014,808-531-3.46%
192015,6027945.36%
193015,687850.54%
194016,2665793.69%
195015,496-770-4.73%
196014,234-1,262-8.14%
197012,729-1,505-10.57%
198011,369-1,360-10.68%
19909,525-1,844-16.22%
20107,289-2,236-23.48%
20117,204-85-1.17%
20127,143-61-0.85%
20137,112-31-0.43%
20147,097-15-0.21%
20156,967-130-1.83%
20166,854-113-1.62%
20176,833-21-0.31%
20186,714-119-1.74%
20196,619-95-1.41%
20206,524-95-1.44%
20216,429-95-1.46%
20226,334-95-1.48%
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Pocahontas County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,45595.99%
Black or African American280.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.16%
Asian540.80%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander320.48%
Some Other Race430.64%
Two or More Races1021.52%
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Pocahontas County, Iowa Population by Race

Pocahontas County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2022

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Pocahontas County, Iowa Median Age

46.2


Total

44.8


Male

47.8


Female

Pocahontas County, Iowa Adults

There are 5,264 adults, (1,534 of whom are seniors) in Pocahontas County, Iowa.

Pocahontas County, Iowa Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pocahontas County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

3,435

51.08%

Male

3,290

48.92%

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
Married88.9%11.1%
All76.3%23.7%
Male74%26%
Non Family63.8%36.2%
Female61.5%38.5%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pocahontas County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1272.1176.3
Married1,5272.788.9
Male1313.2174
Female2002.8361.5
Non Family1,2691.1763.8

2.67

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

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Pocahontas County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade701.48%
9th to 12th Grade4248.94%
High School Graduate1,73336.55%
Some College1,08322.84%
Associates Degree67514.24%
Bachelors Degree61312.93%
Graduate Degree1433.02%
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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
Other Race1788
2+ Races14143
White4,5084,117745
Hispanic128468
Native American1111
Asian5454
Black266
Islander1

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 47.06%.

Pocahontas County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,453$48,708$27,500
Less Than 9th Grade$33,934$36,203$6,196
High School Graduate$38,511$50,732$26,293
Some College$35,905$49,279$26,204
Bachelors Degree$43,333$53,750$42,171
Graduate Degree$70,170$64,375$70,547

$37,453

Average Earnings

$48,708

Average Male

$27,500

Average Female

Pocahontas County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pocahontas County, Iowa Language by Age

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Pocahontas County, Iowa Language

94.87% of Pocahontas County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 5.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.41% of the population.

Pocahontas County, Iowa Language

Pocahontas County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2020100.00%
Multiple1017877.23%
Islander321443.75%
White6,0875989.82%
Other16NaN%
Hispanic272279.93%

11.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.04%

Male Poverty Rate

15.21%

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 9.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.18%.

Pocahontas County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.67%
High School9.88%
Some College6.36%
Bachelors or Greater2.27%

Pocahontas County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.58%
Male Unemployed32.73%
Female Employed13.99%
Female Unemployed1.18%

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$53,573$66,612
Families$70,427$81,277
Married Families$80,361-
Non Families$30,938$41,669
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Income by Household Type

Pocahontas County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pocahontas County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Pocahontas County, Iowa Marital Status

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430

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War34
First Gulf War52
Vietnam153
Korea70
World War II29

Pocahontas County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3419
35 to 5479
55 to 6462
65 to 74121
75+149

Pocahontas County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4308.58%
Hispanic21.30%

Pocahontas County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Pocahontas County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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6.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pocahontas County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

4%

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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78.86%

Born in Pocahontas County, Iowa

96.88%

Native Born

3.12%

Foreign Born

1.95%

Non Citizen

1.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.88% of Pocahontas County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 78.86% having been born in Iowa. 1.95% 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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