Pocahontas, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 765 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.2%
 
Males: 372  (48.7%)
Females: 393  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62275.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,820 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Pocahontas:

$39,820
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,842 (it was $14,562 in 2000)

Pocahontas village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $74,427 (it was $47,900 in 2000)
Pocahontas:

$74,427
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $657.

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  • Races in Pocahontas, IL (2010)

    Pocahontas races chart
    • 77398.6%White alone
    • 50.6%Two or more races
    • 40.5%Hispanic
    • 10.1%Black alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

Races in Pocahontas detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Pocahontas: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (33.0%), English (8.4%), French (7.4%), Dutch (7.2%), Italian (6.9%), Polish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/19/1894

Elevation: 570 feet

Land area: 0.75 square miles.

Population density: 1,019 people per square mile   (low).

Pocahontas,IL real estate house value index trend

Pocahontas, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Pocahontas:

  • High school or higher: 75.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pocahontas village:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 20.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Pocahontas, Illinois as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Pocahontas to the number of sex offenders is 155 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,487 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $930 (1.3%)

Pocahontas satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (40.3 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (230.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Pierron, IL (1.8 miles ), Old Ripley, IL (2.2 miles) , Grantfork, IL (2.6 miles ), Greenville, IL (2.9 miles ), Highland, IL (3.0 miles ), Alhambra, IL (3.4 miles ), Smithboro, IL (3.4 miles) , New Douglas, IL (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $122,900
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $150,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.83 N, Longitude: 89.54 W

Area code: 618

Pocahontas household income distribution Pocahontas home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -112 (-13.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (22%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Retail trade (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Pocahontas: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Pocahontas, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Pocahontas, Illinois average temperatures Pocahontas, Illinois average precipitation Pocahontas, Illinois humidity Pocahontas, Illinois wind speed Pocahontas, Illinois snowfall Pocahontas, Illinois sunshine Pocahontas, Illinois clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Pocahontas-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/24/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Pocahontas village center killed 6 people and injured 36 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1981, a category F4 tornado 22.1 miles away from the village center injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pocahontas-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 93.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 89.2 miles away from Pocahontas center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 111.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 114.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.6 miles away from Pocahontas center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 79.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bond County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pocahontas topographic map

Birthplace of: Gretchen Wilson - Singer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Pocahontas:

  • HELIA HEALTHCARE OF GREENVILLE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GREENVILLE, IL)
  • BRAUNS TERRACE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; GREENVILLE, IL)
  • GREENVILLE REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; GREENVILLE, IL)
  • FAITH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HIGHLAND, IL)
  • HIGHLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HIGHLAND, IL)
  • ALHAMBRA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ALHAMBRA, IL)
  • HITZ MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ALHAMBRA, IL)

Airports located in Pocahontas:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pocahontas:

  • McKendree University (about 21 miles; Lebanon, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 25 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 11,933)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 27 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 30 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 37 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)
  • Saint Louis Community College (about 38 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 18,019)
  • Saint Louis University (about 40 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 11,606)

Public elementary/middle school in Pocahontas:

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Notable location: Pocahontas - Old Ripley Fire Protection District Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Saint Nicholas Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Bond County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 115. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

115
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.1
U.S.:

32.0

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pocahontas and their reported violations in the past:

BOND/MADISON WATER COMPANY (Population served: 5,962, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-17-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-19-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-17-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-19-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2006)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pocahontas that have no violations reported:

  • TOMAHAWK CAMPGROUND #1 (21568) (Population served: 90, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.7%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 68.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  63.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  10.6%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Pocahontas compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Pocahontas (2011 data):

  • FIRST MID-ILLINOIS BANK & TRUST, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION: Pocahontas Branch at 103 Park Street, branch established on 1991/06/26. Info updated 2010/09/16: Bank assets: $1,492.8 mil, Deposits: $1,192.9 mil, headquarters in Mattoon, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Pocahontas, Illinois:

  • Tahoe Motel, I-70 And Rt 40, Pocahontas, IL 62275 , Phone: (618) 669-2404
  • Powhatan Motel, I-70 & Rt 40, Pocahontas, IL 62275 , Phone: (618) 669-2271
  • Wikiup Motel, Plant & Johnson St, Pocahontas, IL 62275 , Phone: (618) 669-2293
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Pocahontas, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Illinois average:

12.4

Pocahontas travel time to work - commute Pocahontas mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (95%)
  • Electricity (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pocahontas village (based on Bond County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,27328
Catholic2,3803
Mainline Protestant1,31411
Other41
Black Protestant-1
None8,797-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Bond County:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Bond County:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

6.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bond County:

27.8%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.6%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$4,294$51,52811$8,696
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,507$42,0840$0
Health 0$0 1$1,253
Sewerage 1$4,675$56,1000$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$2,679
Water Supply 1$4,830$57,9600$0
Totals for Government 4$17,306$51,91813$12,628

Pocahontas government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $134,000 ($175.16)
    Regular Highways: $89,000 ($116.34)
    Central Staff Services: $51,000 ($66.67)
    Sewerage: $46,000 ($60.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000 ($41.83)
    Police Protection: $29,000 ($37.91)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($10.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($1.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $29,000 ($37.91)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $144,000 ($188.24)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($5.23)

Pocahontas government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $116,000 ($151.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000 ($41.83)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $140,000 ($183.01)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($19.61)
    General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($6.54)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $111,000 ($145.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $111,000 ($145.10)
    Highways: $21,000 ($27.45)
    All Other: $12,000 ($15.69)
  • Tax - Property: $41,000 ($53.59)
    NEC: $5,000 ($6.54)

Pocahontas government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $62,000 ($81.05)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $17,000 ($22.22)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $59,000 ($77.12)
    Other, NEC: $9,000 ($11.76)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $8,000 ($10.46)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($3.92)

Pocahontas government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $402,000 ($525.49)

5.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,932 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Madison County, IL  1.63% ($32,600 average AGI)
from Clinton County, IL  0.52% ($34,688)
from Montgomery County, IL  0.44% ($33,667)


6.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,249 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Madison County, IL  1.51% ($32,161 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, IL  0.60% ($33,838)
to Clinton County, IL  0.47% ($27,172)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pocahontas:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBW (880 AM; 2 kW; HIGHLAND, IL; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WDID (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HIGHLAND, IL; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WRTH (1430 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pocahontas:

  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • WGEL (101.7 FM; GREENVILLE, IL; Owner: BOND BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDLJ (97.5 FM; BREESE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF BREESE, L.L.C.)
  • WGRN (89.5 FM; GREENVILLE, IL; Owner: GREENVILLE COL. ED. B/CG. FOUN., INC)
  • WCXO (96.7 FM; CARLYLE, IL; Owner: CLINTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAOX (105.3 FM; STAUNTON, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVRV (101.1 FM; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WSMI-FM (106.1 FM; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Pocahontas:

  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • $302,000Total costs
  • 2,975Total average daily traffic
  • 98Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pocahontas)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Old Hwy 40 At Pocahontas Millersburg Rd (Lat: 38.827833 Lon: -89.540917), Call Sign: KNFL998
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.130 MHz, 154.265 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/01/2012, Expiration Date: 07/16/2022
    Registrant: Whiteside Comm, 1420 Old Ripley Rd, Sorento, IL 62086, Phone: (217) 272-4490, Fax: (217) 272-4590, Email:
  • 3 Mi N Pocahontas & I70 (Lat: 38.841167 Lon: -89.512583), Call Sign: KLB680, Licensee ID: L00045344
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/06/1997, Expiration Date: 09/28/2002, Cancellation Date: 04/25/2002
    Registrant: Raymond E Ohren, Rural Route 2 Box 143, Pocahontas, IL 62275
  • Grant Fork 4 Mi W (Lat: 38.829222 Lon: -89.612583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 72 m, Overall height: 98 m, Call Sign: KNNF479, Licensee ID: L00265137
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/24/2001, Expiration Date: 01/10/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/20/2002, Certifier: R Dean Meiszer
    Registrant: Lb Tower Company LLC, 441 Vine Street, Suite 3900, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3011, Phone: (513) 381-7775, Fax: (513) 381-1292
  • Lat: 38.829167 Lon: -89.526667, Call Sign: WQOI956
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.055 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/12/2011, Expiration Date: 10/12/2021, Certifier: David Goodall
    Registrant: Chicago Equipment Company, Inc, West Dundee, IL 60118, Phone: (630) 871-5510, Fax: (847) 548-9350, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • POCAHONTAS, Lat: 38.770889 Lon: -89.501694, Call Sign: WQHT678
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.343 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/02/2007, Expiration Date: 11/02/2017, Certifier: Sandra Kuhn
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • POCAHONTAS, 478 Stevenson Drive (St33xc007) (Lat: 38.835833 Lon: -89.544861), Type: Mast, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQQU257
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/04/2013, Expiration Date: 03/04/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 6.4 Km West Pocahontas (Lat: 38.829194 Lon: -89.612583), Overall height: 98 m, Call Sign: KNKO252
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.812 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/07/1998, Expiration Date: 04/01/1999, Cancellation Date: 03/31/1999
    Registrant: Mobilemedia Communications, Inc., Debtor-In-Possession, 2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 935, Arlington, VA 22201, Phone: (703) 312-5153, Fax: (703) 312-5155, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pocahontas)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: SMITH MELVIN KR-1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: VOLKSWAGEN CONVERSION (36 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 22789 , Serial Number: MS-2, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 08/31/1983
    Registrant (Individual): Melvin L Smith, Rural Route 2, Pocahontas, IL 62275
  • Aircraft: BEECH C23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 23FD , Serial Number: M-1663, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 04/23/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas L Nance, 443 Il Route 140, Pocahontas, IL 62275
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2562Q , Serial Number: 18257762, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 11/14/1966
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Thomas W Stiles, 101 E Kavanaugh St, Pocahontas, IL 62275, Other Owners: Lois M Stiles
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7857H , Serial Number: 12-758, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/1956
    Registrant (Partnership): Delmer D Sr Compton, 14229 Landolt Rd, Pocahontas, IL 62275, Other Owners: Delmer D Jr Compton
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7FC (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 8930R , Serial Number: 7FC380
    Registrant (Individual): Jimmie F Markey, 801 W State St, Pocahontas, IL 62275

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Pocahontas

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Most common first names in Pocahontas, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2277.1 years
Charles2073.8 years
John1973.1 years
Mary1983.1 years
Robert1262.6 years
Anna1076.7 years
George1071.8 years
Elmer979.0 years
Donald963.7 years
James870.4 years
Most common last names in Pocahontas, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Weiss2075.8 years
Knebel1574.9 years
File1375.0 years
Brown1376.5 years
Sugg1277.8 years
Haberer971.8 years
Beard768.8 years
Doll785.3 years
Smith774.7 years
Accornero685.5 years

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  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fire safe hotels and motels per 100,000 population"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Vending machine operators"
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