Pocahontas County, Iowa Population 2020

Pocahontas County, Iowa's estimated population is 6,840 with a growth rate of -0.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pocahontas County, Iowa is the 93rd largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20186,740-100-1.46%
20176,840-9-0.13%
20166,849-115-1.65%
20156,964-133-1.87%
20147,097-15-0.21%
20137,112-30-0.42%
20127,142-61-0.85%
20117,203-86-1.18%
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%

How Many People Live in Pocahontas County, Iowa?

6,840

Pocahontas County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,63096.11%
Asian1051.52%
Two or More Races500.72%
Black or African American440.64%
Some Other Race410.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.04%

Pocahontas County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2020

Pocahontas County, Iowa Median Age

47.9


Total

46.5


Male

49.6


Female

Pocahontas County, Iowa Adults

There are 5,402 adults, (1,558 of whom are seniors) in Pocahontas County, Iowa.

Pocahontas County, Iowa Age Dependency

79.4

Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Pocahontas County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

3,514

50.94%

Male

3,384

49.06%

Pocahontas County, Iowa Households and Families

Pocahontas County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pocahontas County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.2%9.8%
All77.3%22.7%
Non Family65%35%
Female58.8%41.2%
Male56.5%43.5%

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2052.177.3
Married1,6552.7590.2
Non Family1,2661.1765
Female1532.4658.8
Male1312.5956.5

2.67

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pocahontas County, Iowa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1152.32%
9th to 12th Grade3116.27%
High School Graduate1,91638.60%
Some College1,13922.95%
Associates Degree75415.19%
Bachelors Degree56311.34%
Graduate Degree1663.34%

Pocahontas County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,6314,311692
Hispanic134655
Asian10510525
Black414
Other Race29185
Multiple Races28287
Native American2525
Islander33

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 multiple races people with a rate of 25.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,837$42,540$25,095
Less Than High School$19,438$30,804$4,324
High School Grad$30,781$39,583$21,765
Some College$34,704$47,644$23,611
Bachelors Degree$41,310$54,485$38,472
Graduate Degree$67,768$61,750$69,125

$32,837

Average Earnings

$42,540

Average Male

$25,095

Average Female

Pocahontas County, Iowa Language

Pocahontas County, Iowa Language by Age

Pocahontas County, Iowa Language

95.20% of Pocahontas County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 4.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.88% of the population.

Pocahontas County, Iowa Poverty

Pocahontas County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,27375912.10%
Black3737100.00%
Multiple502448.00%
Hispanic253176.72%
Islander33100.00%

12.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.26%

Male Poverty Rate

15.24%

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 6.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.09%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.43%
High School10.75%
Some College8.34%
Bachelors or Greater2.79%

Pocahontas County, Iowa Income

Pocahontas County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,877$61,512
Families$69,972$76,377
Married Families$78,240-
Non Families$27,373$37,140

Pocahontas County, Iowa Marital Status

Pocahontas County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

58.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Pocahontas County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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

Pocahontas County, Iowa Veterans

564

Number of Veterans

532

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam191
Korea73
First Gulf War59
Second Gulf War53
World War II43

$Pocahontas County, Iowa Veterans by Education

4.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pocahontas County, Iowa Employment Status

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Pocahontas County, Iowa Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

76.95%

Born in Iowa

96.27%

Native Born

3.73%

Foreign Born

1.81%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.27% of Pocahontas County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 76.95% having been born in Iowa. 1.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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