Pocahontas County IA Information


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  1. Pocahontas County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forPocahontas County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Iowa Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Iowa Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

Pocahontas County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,990
Population in Households 6,880
Population in Familes 5,367
Population in Group Qrtrs 110
Population Density2 12
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $49,853
Average Household Income $63,538
Per Capita Income $28,463


Total Housing Units 3,764 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,383 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 730 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 651 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $70,389
Average Home Value $102,109


Total Households 3,113
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 1,953
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.54% -0.73%
Households -0.46% -0.72%
Families -0.62% -0.82%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.31%


Pocahontas County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pocahontas County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 92 8th
Population Density # 96 4th
Diversity Index # 48 53rd
Median Household Income # 76 24th
Per Capita Income # 47 54th

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