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Demographics

People

Total Population1,789
Male Share of the Population48.2%
Female Share of the Population51.8%
Senior Citizens28.6%
Employed Population 16+846
Age of the Population51

Families

% of people married55.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.7%
Median Earnings25+$31,204
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$2
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,125

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,913
% Above Poverty Level85.2%
% Below Poverty Level14.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time13 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone38.9%
Median Gross Rent$517
Median House Value$72,200

Ancestry

Irish12%
English7.7%
Swedish6.2%
Norwegian5.9%
Czech4.1%
Danishn3.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)2.9%
Dutch2.4%
Polish2.3%
French Except Basque2%
Scottish1.7%
African1.1%
Ethiopian1.1%
Italian0.7%
Canadian0.4%
Welsh0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
German0.2%
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Pocahontas Almanac

CategoryValue
County Pocahontas County
Standard Zip Codes50574
Phone Area Codes712
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.73
Approximate Longitude-94.66

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)

StationPOCAHONTAS
Distance0.2 miles
Jan Temp5 to 25 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 85 F
Oct Temp37 to 62 F
Annual Precip32.4 inches
StationHUMBOLDT 3 W
Distance20.5 miles
Jan Temp7 to 25 F
Apr Temp37 to 59 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip32.2 inches
StationSIOUX RAPIDS 4 E
Distance23.2 miles
Jan Temp6 to 25 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 62 F
Annual Precip31.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Fonda525$56,111
Gilmore City472$48,125
Havelock137$29,375
Laurens1,272$57,955
Palmer156$53,750
Rolfe572$41,250

Pocahontas Public Libraries

Pocahontas Public Library
14 2ND AVE NW
Pocahontas, Iowa
(712) 335-4471

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Pocahontas Hospitals

Pocahontas Community Hospital
(Government - Local)
606 Northwest 7th
(712) 335-3501

Pocahontas Public Schools

Pocahontas Area Elementary School
208 1st Ave Sw
ZIP: 50574
(712) 335-4642
Primary
Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School
205 2nd Ave Nw
ZIP: 50574
(712) 335-4848
High
Total Enrollment 337
Pocahontas Area Regional Learning Center
202 1st Ave Sw
ZIP: 50574
(712) 335-5971
High
Total Enrollment 16

Pocahontas Private Schools

Pocahontas Catholic School
305 Sw 3rd St
ZIP: 50574
Elementary
Total Enrollment 76
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