Also See: Pocahontas, IA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Pocahontas had a population of 1,664 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Pocahontas is located at latitude 42.7355 and longitude -94.6691 in Pocahontas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pocahontas 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 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.
|Total Population||1,664 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,630 (98.0%)|
|Population in Families||1,241 (74.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||34 ( 2.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$53,543|
|Average Household Income||$64,479|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||8%|
|Per Capita Income||$30,734|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||972 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||632 (65.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||186 (19.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||154 (15.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$96,941|
|Average Home Value||$157,701|
|Housing Affordability Index3||301|
|Average Household Size||1.99|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.71%|
|Per Capita Income||1.67%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.19%|
The table below compares Pocahontas to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 189||81st|
|Population Density||# 397||61st|
|Median Household Income||# 718||29th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 829||82nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 509||50th|
|Diversity Index||# 358||64th|
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