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People

Total Population 124
Male Share of the Population 46.8%
Female Share of the Population 53.2%
Senior Citizens 10.5%
Employed Population 16+ 58
Age of the Population 27

Families

% of people married 52.5%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,750
% Above Poverty Level 65.3%
% Below Poverty Level 34.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.4%
Median Gross Rent $850
Median House Value $68,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.5%
US/American 0%
English 2.4%
Irish 12.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Pocahontas Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 85 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Cape Girardeau
P.O. Box Zip Codes 63779
Phone Area Codes 573
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.501
Longitude -89.638

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)

Station JACKSON
Distance 8.3 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 42 F
Apr Temp 46 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 92 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
Station CAPE GIRARDEAU AP
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches
Station CARBONDALE SEWAGE PLANT
Distance 31.1 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Altenburg 477 $70,192
Cape Girardeau 38,959 $56,667
Frohna 243 $43,333
Gordonville 416 $89,375
Jackson 14,439 $60,549

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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