Pocahontas, IA 50574 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 50574: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pocahontas, IA 50574

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Pocahontas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.733, Longitude -94.671
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 148
  • PO Box Addresses: 37
  • Residential Addresses: 1,020
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 57
    • Single Family Addresses: 963

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Database updated: February 1, 2019, Maps updated: February 1, 2019.

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  1. 50574 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 50574 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Pocahontas, IA 50574 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,080
Population in Households 2,042
Population in Familes 1,566
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density2 19
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $51,889
Average Household Income $63,170
Per Capita Income $30,231


Total Housing Units 1,149 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 761 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 228 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 160 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $71,591
Average Home Value $90,703


Total Households 989
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 595
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 -0.46% -0.68%
Households -0.34% -0.63%
Families -0.48% -0.72%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Pocahontas, IA 50574 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 50574 to the other 961 ZIP Codes 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 # 279 71st
Population Density # 547 43rd
Diversity Index # 406 58th
Median Household Income # 654 32nd
Per Capita Income # 401 58th

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