The City of Pocahontas had a population of 1,761 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Pocahontas is located at latitude 42.7371 and longitude -94.6661 in Pocahontas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pocahontas (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pocahontas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,234 feet.
The City of Pocahontas (GNIS ID: 2396244) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pocahontas population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||1,194|
|Daytime Population: Residents||939|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||2,133|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.21|
|Population in Households||1,718|
|Population in Familes||1,315|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||43|
|Median Household Income||$48,181|
|Average Household Income||$58,345|
|Per Capita Income||$27,441|
|Total Housing Units||953 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||667 (70.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||180 (18.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||106 (11.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$63,790|
|Average Home Value||$78,223|
|Average Household Size||2.03|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.37%|
|Per Capita Income||3.23%|
The table below compares Pocahontas to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 185||82nd|
|Population Density||# 376||63rd|
|Diversity Index||# 351||65th|
|Median Household Income||# 737||27th|
|Per Capita Income||# 507||50th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.