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Pocahontas, IA Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Pocahontas is 1,732, which is 12.08% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 5.19% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Pocahontas population density is 858.91 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 54.70 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Pocahontas is white, which represent 97.81% of the total population. The average Pocahontas education level is about the same as the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 1,732. #186

Population Growth Since 2000, #700

Pocahontas, IA

Population Density, #394

Pocahontas, IA
858.91 per square mile
54.70 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:1,694 (97.81%, #531)
Black:28 (1.62%, #117)
Hispanic:5 (0.29%, #614)
Asian:0 (0.00%, #322)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):0 (0.00%, #269)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:10 (0.58%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

1,423 (82.16%) out of the total population of 1,732 reported first ancestry.

 Pocahontas, IA% of the Total PopulationIowaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.27%0.56%
Czech673.87%, see rank1.89%0.47%
Danish623.58%, see rank1.86%0.42%
Dutch352.02%, see rank4.35%1.40%
English935.37%, see rank8.78%8.02%
French251.44%, see rank2.60%3.34%
German83748.33%, see rank36.73%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.22%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.12%0.46%
Irish27015.59%, see rank14.07%10.80%
Italian241.39%, see rank2.10%5.52%
Norwegian1216.99%, see rank5.34%1.42%
Polish281.62%, see rank1.28%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.06%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.36%0.92%
Scotch-Irish181.04%, see rank0.85%0.99%
Scottish201.15%, see rank1.51%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.56%0.95%
Swedish875.02%, see rank2.92%1.27%
Swiss100.58%, see rank0.47%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.09%0.31%
American1649.47%, see rank6.36%7.12%
Welsh50.29%, see rank0.67%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 818 (47.23%, see rank)
Females: 914 (52.77%, see rank)

Pocahontas, IA
Male: 47.23%
Female: 52.77%
Male: 49.58%
Female: 50.42%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Pocahontas, IA
50.50 years old
38.00 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Pocahontas, IA
49.40 years old
36.70 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Pocahontas, IA
51.80 years old
39.40 years old
38.80 years old

 Pocahontas, IA% of the Total PopulationIowaU.S.
Under 5 years633.64%, see rank6.39%6.36%
5 to 9 years1015.83%, see rank6.62%6.51%
10 to 14 years885.08%, see rank6.58%6.59%
15 to 19 years774.45%, see rank6.96%6.85%
20 to 24 years965.54%, see rank7.21%7.13%
25 to 34 years1528.78%, see rank12.65%13.47%
35 to 44 years1649.47%, see rank11.80%12.96%
45 to 54 years19111.03%, see rank13.73%14.09%
55 to 64 years27115.65%, see rank12.80%12.29%
65 to 74 years25214.55%, see rank7.81%7.64%
75 to 84 1679.64%, see rank4.98%4.25%
85 years and over1106.35%, see rank2.48%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Pocahontas, IAIowaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population1,307, 100%2,038,942209,056,129
Less Than High School95, 7.27%, see rank8.73%13.67%
High School Graduate471, 36.04%, see rank32.51%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree439, 33.59%, see rank32.40%29.09%
Bachelor Degree224, 17.14%, see rank17.99%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree78, 5.97%, see rank8.36%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.48, see rank13.6013.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Pocahontas, IA IowaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten4557.78%42.22%78.45%21.55%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)13678.68%, see rank21.32%, see rank89.39%10.61%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)7198.59%, see rank1.41%, see rank92.11%7.89%90.60%9.40%
College24100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank74.24%25.76%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School2065.00%, see rank35.00%, see rank64.78%35.22%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Pocahontas, IAIowaU.S.
Total Households846, 100%1,232,228116,211,092
Average Household Size1.97, see rank2.422.63
1 Person Households353, 41.73%, see rank28.77%27.57%
2 or More Person Households493, 58.27%, see rank71.23%72.43%
Family Households (Families)453, 53.55%, see rank64.68%66.22%
Average Family Size2.72, see rank3.053.32
Married-Couple Family366, 43.26%, see rank51.37%48.42%
Nonfamily Households393, 46.45%, see rank35.32%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Pocahontas, IA%IowaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total1,480see rank2,475,176252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over711100%, see rank1,217,529123,281,364
Never Married19727.71%, see rank31.87%35.77%
Married38654.29%, see rank55.49%52.04%
Widowed476.61%, see rank2.60%2.57%
Divorced8111.39%, see rank10.05%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over769100%, see rank1,257,647129,692,771
Never Married12816.64%, see rank25.22%29.48%
Married40853.06%, see rank53.54%49.19%
Widowed14018.21%, see rank9.92%9.16%
Divorced9312.09%, see rank11.31%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Pocahontas, IA%IowaU.S.
Native1,72699.65%, see rank95.33%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence1,38880.14%, see rank71.51%58.73%
Born in Different State31318.07%, see rank23.31%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
251.44%, see rank0.51%1.42%
Foreign Born60.35%, see rank4.67%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship60.35%, see rank1.75%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship00.00%, see rank2.91%7.09%
Born In Europe60.35%, see rank0.68%1.53%
Born In Asia00.00%, see rank1.60%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.39%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America00.00%, see rank1.84%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.12%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Pocahontas, IA%IowaU.S.
English82997.99%, see rank92.20%79.39%
Spanish91.06%, see rank3.98%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages00.00%, see rank1.97%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank1.36%3.36%
Other80.95%, see rank0.50%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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