The City of Pocahontas had a population of 1,653 as of July 1, 2020.
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 (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.
|Total Population||1,653 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,619 (97.9%)|
|Population in Families||1,233 (74.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||34 ( 2.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$55,117|
|Average Household Income||$64,312|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||7%|
|Per Capita Income||$30,417|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||931 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||615 (66.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||191 (20.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||125 (13.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$88,531|
|Average Home Value||$122,154|
|Housing Affordability Index3||337|
|Average Household Size||2.01|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.12%|
|Per Capita Income||1.54%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.59%|
The table below compares Pocahontas to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 190||81st|
|Population Density||# 407||60th|
|Median Household Income||# 636||37th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 843||84th|
|Per Capita Income||# 507||50th|
|Diversity Index||# 352||65th|
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