Pocahontas, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 1,693 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.1%
 
Males: 815  (48.2%)
Females: 878  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

50.9 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 50574.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,802 (it was $30,865 in 2000)
Pocahontas:

$45,802
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,542 (it was $17,556 in 2000)

Pocahontas city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $87,717 (it was $48,300 in 2000)
Pocahontas:

$87,717
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $90,654; detached houses: $91,845; townhouses or other attached units: $96,655; in 2-unit structures: $69,620; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $93,407; mobile homes: $11,378

Median gross rent in 2017: $549.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pocahontas: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.8%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.3% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Pocahontas, IA (2010)
    • 1,74497.5%White alone
    • 241.3%Hispanic
    • 110.6%Two or more races
    • 60.3%Black alone
    • 20.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.06%American Indian alone
    • 10.06%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Pocahontas, Iowa as of October 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pocahontas is 451 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: German (42.9%), American (14.7%), English (8.6%), Swedish (5.3%), Norwegian (5.0%), Irish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/16/1892

Elevation: 1225 feet

Land area: 1.86 square miles.

Population density: 911 people per square mile   (low).

Pocahontas, Iowa map

6 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,188 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,035 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (72.3 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (123.0 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (363.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Havelock, IA (2.6 miles),
Palmer, IA (2.8 miles ),
Rolfe, IA (3.0 miles ),
Plover, IA (3.2 miles),
Gilmore City, IA (3.4 miles ),
Laurens, IA (3.4 miles ),
Varina, IA (3.5 miles),
Pomeroy, IA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 42.73 N, Longitude: 94.67 W

Area code: 712

Distribution of median household income in Pocahontas, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pocahontas, IA in 2017
Pocahontas satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $49,100
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $185,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Pocahontas, IA residents
Average permit cost in Pocahontas, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.0%
Iowa:

2.8%
Most common industries in Pocahontas, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.5%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Machinery (9.2%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (15.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.2%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.3%)
  • Health care (16.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Pocahontas, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (13.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Child care workers (4.9%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.6%)

Average climate in Pocahontas, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pocahontas-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the Pocahontas city center killed 3 people and injured 26 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 5/27/1995, a category F4 tornado 13.3 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pocahontas-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 214.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 258.8 miles away from Pocahontas center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 214.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 218.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 146.8 miles away from Pocahontas center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 204.9 miles away from Pocahontas center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pocahontas County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pocahontas topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Pocahontas:

  • POCAHONTAS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Government - Local, 606 N W 7TH STREET)
  • POCAHONTAS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL HOME CARE (606 NORTHWEST SEVENTH)
  • POCAHONTAS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (99 COURT SQUARE)
  • POCAHONTAS MANOR CARE CENTER (700 NW SEVENTH STREET)

Airports located in Pocahontas:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pocahontas:

  • Buena Vista University (about 28 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 30 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 47 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Iowa State University (about 72 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 84 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 88 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 90 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)

Public high schools in Pocahontas:

Public elementary/middle school in Pocahontas:

Private elementary/middle school in Pocahontas:

See full list of schools located in Pocahontas

Library in Pocahontas:

  • POCAHONTAS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $98,296; Location: 14 2ND AVE NW; 20,086 books; 1,404 audio materials; 1,004 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 98 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pocahontas: Pocahontas Golf Club (A), Pocahontas County Fairgrounds (B), Pro Cooperative Company Elevator (C), Sisters of Saint Francis Convent (D), Pocahontas County Sheriff Department (E), Pocahontas Public Library (F), Pocahontas City Police Department (G), Pocahontas City Hall (H), Pocahontas Fire Department (I), Pocahontas County Courthouse (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pocahontas include: Saint Peter Lutheran Church (A), Resurrection of Our Lord Church (B), Presbyterian Church (C), United Methodist Church (D), Bread of Life Church (E), Pocahontas Regular Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Calvary Cemetery (1), Summit Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Pocahontas include: Courthouse Square (1), Biitner Field (2), Heritage Park (3), Rosenberger Park (4), Elbert Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Chief Motel (Junction Hwys 3 And 4).

Birthplace of: James V. Schall - Roman Catholic priest, Larry Biittner - Baseball player, Peg Mullen - Antiwar activist.

Pocahontas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.9%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.8%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
44 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
5 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Pocahontas in 2000:

  • 47 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 4 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Banks with branches in Pocahontas (2011 data):

  • Citizens State Bank: Drive-Up Branch at 601 West Elm Avenue, branch established on 1973/01/04; Pocahontas County Branch at 200 North Main Street, branch established on 2001/06/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $130.9 mil, Deposits: $105.2 mil, headquarters in Fort Dodge, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Carroll County Bancshares, Inc.
  • Pocahontas State Bank: at 223 North Main Street, branch established on 1926/07/01; 11 West Elm Branch at 11 West Elm Avenue, branch established on 1902/12/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $85.7 mil, Deposits: $69.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Dentel Bancorporation
  • Rolfe State Bank: Pocahontas Branch at 202 West Elm Avenue, branch established on 2001/10/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $42.9 mil, Deposits: $34.4 mil, headquarters in Rolfe, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Dixon Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Pocahontas:

Marital status in Pocahontas, IA
  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

For population 25 years and over in Pocahontas:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Iowa average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pocahontas
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pocahontas, IA (based on Pocahontas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,67213
Catholic1,7215
Evangelical Protestant1526
Other--
None2,765-
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
Pocahontas County:

6.52 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Pocahontas County:

6.52 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Pocahontas County:

7.83 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.4%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.3%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pocahontas County:

19.0%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.8%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pocahontas:

40.8%
State:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

31.6%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Pocahontas:

16.4%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pocahontas:

38.9%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

47.0%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Pocahontas:

72.6%
State:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pocahontas, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Hospitals 73$287,395$47,24319$24,356
Financial Administration 4$16,067$48,2010$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$13,888$41,6640$0
Solid Waste Management 2$6,513$39,0780$0
Sewerage 2$9,678$58,0680$0
Water Supply 1$5,764$69,1680$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,680$44,1600$0
Electric Power 1$6,668$80,0161$1,305
Local Libraries 1$3,203$38,4365$1,759
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 89$352,856$47,57625$27,420

Pocahontas government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $325,000 ($191.97)
    General - Other: $137,000 ($80.92)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $9,278,000 ($5480.21)
    Electric Utilities: $1,912,000 ($1129.36)
    General - Other: $951,000 ($561.72)
    Water Utilities: $291,000 ($171.88)
    Police Protection: $275,000 ($162.43)
    Sewerage: $227,000 ($134.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $225,000 ($132.90)
    Financial Administration: $222,000 ($131.13)
    Regular Highways: $209,000 ($123.45)
    Libraries: $111,000 ($65.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $90,000 ($53.16)
    Air Transportation: $42,000 ($24.81)
    Local Fire Protection: $31,000 ($18.31)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($6.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($4.73)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $4,000 ($2.36)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($11.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $157,000 ($92.73)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $228,000 ($134.67)
    Electric Utilities: $22,000 ($12.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($7.09)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($6.50)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($4.73)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,350,000 ($2569.40)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($8.86)

Pocahontas government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $9,961,000 ($5883.64)
    Sewerage: $435,000 ($256.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $246,000 ($145.30)
    Air Transportation: $22,000 ($12.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($11.22)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $8,000 ($4.73)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $632,000 ($373.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $15,000 ($8.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $517,000 ($305.38)
    General Revenue - Other: $473,000 ($279.39)
    Rents: $53,000 ($31.31)
    Sale of Property: $13,000 ($7.68)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($1.77)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,180,000 ($1287.66)
    Water Utilities: $454,000 ($268.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $222,000 ($131.13)
    General Local Government Support: $28,000 ($16.54)
    Other: $18,000 ($10.63)
  • Tax - Property: $814,000 ($480.80)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $122,000 ($72.06)
    Other Selective Sales: $30,000 ($17.72)
    Public Utilities Sales: $11,000 ($6.50)
    Other License: $5,000 ($2.95)

Pocahontas government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,968,000 ($4115.77)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,872,000 ($3468.40)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,096,000 ($647.37)

Pocahontas government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,210,000 ($2486.71)

Businesses in Pocahontas, IA

  • Ford: 1
  • RadioShack: 1
  • True Value: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Pocahontas:

  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pocahontas:

  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KTLB (105.9 FM; TWIN LAKES, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)
  • KIAQ (96.9 FM; CLARION, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)
  • KKEZ (94.5 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTFG (102.9 FM; SIOUX RAPIDS, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KAYL-FM (101.7 FM; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KDWD (100.1 FM; EMMETSBURG, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pocahontas:

  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K47FZ (Channel 47; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)

Pocahontas fatal accident list:

Jul 8, 2004 03:45 PM, Sr-3, 4th St Ne, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 154ft / 46.8mTotal length
  • 16,015Total average daily traffic
  • 2,876Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,015Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Pocahontas, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 21940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Pocahontas, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Pocahontas, IA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KR4O, Licensee ID: L01158413, Grant Date: 10/11/2016, Expiration Date: 08/22/2026, Certifier: Eric J Sorensen, Registrant: Eric J Sorensen, 908 2nd Ave Nw, Pocahontas, IA 50574
  • Call Sign: N0EHD, Licensee ID: L01226331, Grant Date: 11/21/2018, Expiration Date: 11/21/2028, Certifier: Gerald R Eberle, Registrant: Gerald R Eberle, 1002 2nd Avenue Nw, Pocahontas, IA 50574
  • Call Sign: KC0PGS, Licensee ID: L00646137, Grant Date: 01/11/2013, Expiration Date: 02/27/2023, Certifier: Sylvia S Olson, Registrant: Sylvia S Olson, 57615 220th Ave, Pocahontas, IA 50574
  • Call Sign: KC0PGT, Licensee ID: L00646138, Grant Date: 05/18/2013, Expiration Date: 05/18/2023, Certifier: Ben L Olson, Registrant: Ben L Olson, 57615 220th Ave, Pocahontas, IA 50574
  • Call Sign: KC0TQN, Licensee ID: L00964530, Grant Date: 01/12/2005, Expiration Date: 01/12/2015, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2017, Certifier: Timothy J Mckiernan, Registrant: Timothy J Mckiernan, 99 Court Sq, Pocahontas, IA 50574-1629
  • Call Sign: KD0JMK, Licensee ID: L01532229, Grant Date: 11/24/2009, Expiration Date: 11/24/2019, Certifier: Jason C Ekstrand, Registrant: Jason C Ekstrand, 58000 210th Ave, Pocahontas, IA 50574


FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Pocahontas)
Most common first names in Pocahontas, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4476.1 years
Mary3083.2 years
Anna2082.8 years
James1878.4 years
Robert1774.4 years
George1782.6 years
Charles1679.9 years
Margaret1479.3 years
William1480.5 years
Edward1478.9 years
Most common last names in Pocahontas, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2976.5 years
Anderson1982.9 years
Hudek1476.3 years
Peterson1473.7 years
Dewall1374.4 years
Flaherty1376.7 years
Nedved1276.2 years
Smith1276.1 years
Carlson1279.8 years
Olson1180.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pocahontas, IA
  • 84.3%Utility gas
  • 12.3%Electricity
  • 2.1%Other fuel
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pocahontas, IA
  • 67.7%Utility gas
  • 32.3%Electricity


Pocahontas compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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