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Demographics

People

Total Population767
Male Share of the Population44.7%
Female Share of the Population55.3%
Senior Citizens14.1%
Employed Population 16+308
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married47.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.1%
Median Earnings25+$30,760
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,417

Wealth

Median Family Income$41,944
% Above Poverty Level77.2%
% Below Poverty Level22.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone21.6%
Median Gross Rent$733
Median House Value$76,900

Ancestry

German24.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.2%
Polish4.8%
English4.3%
Irish3.9%
French Except Basque2.3%
Dutch2.3%
Italian1.4%
Welsh0.9%
Canadian0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Belgian0.3%
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Pocahontas Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bond County
Standard Zip Codes62275
Phone Area Codes618
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude38.82
Approximate Longitude-89.53

Pocahontas Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCARLYLE RESERVOIR
Distance16.4 miles
Jan Temp19 to 36 F
Apr Temp43 to 65 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip40.6 inches
StationVANDALIA
Distance25.6 miles
Jan Temp18 to 35 F
Apr Temp43 to 64 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp43 to 67 F
Annual Precip38.9 inches
StationALTON MELVIN PRICE L&D
Distance32.9 miles
Jan Temp19 to 36 F
Apr Temp45 to 64 F
Jul Temp69 to 88 F
Oct Temp46 to 68 F
Annual Precip38.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alhambra523$63,125
Grantfork360$85,500
Greenville6,833$62,996
Highland9,839$74,244
Old Ripley103$0
Pierron391$60,625

Pocahontas Public Schools

Pocahontas Center
4 E State St
ZIP: 62275
(618) 669-2296
Primary
Total Enrollment 229
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