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Pocahontas, IA (Iowa) Houses and Residents

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

$87,717
Iowa:

$149,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $54,017 - $138,895

Pocahontas,IA index of house prices

Total population: 1,754 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 1,956 (13 farm, 1,943 nonfarm))

Houses: 993 (901 occupied: 687 owner occupied, 215 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

24%
State:

28%

Housing density: 534 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $104,862.

Median contract rent in 2017: $257 (lower quartile is $172, upper quartile is $317)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $410


Median gross rent in Pocahontas, IA in 2017: $312

Housing units in Pocahontas with a mortgage: 251 (0 second mortgage, 8 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 431

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $80,138

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $41,370

Median monthly housing costs: $502


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Pocahontas, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1957

Median year apartment built: 1956

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,811
  • In family households: 1,214 (316 male householders, 138 female householders)
    407 spouses, 315 children (314 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 6 other relatives, 20 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 543 (217 male householders (152 living alone)), 227 female householders (200 living alone)), 96 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 64

Size of family households: 291 2-persons, 65 3-persons, 75 4-persons, 22 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 354 1-person, 92 2-persons.

257 married couples with children.
49 single-parent households (22 men, 27 women).

100.1% of residents of Pocahontas speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 6 (0.3%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

5.2
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Pocahontas, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Pocahontas, Iowa
  • 0no bedroom
  • 81 bedroom
  • 1732 bedrooms
  • 3363 bedrooms
  • 1214 bedrooms
  • 435+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pocahontas, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pocahontas, Iowa
  • 18no bedroom
  • 171 bedroom
  • 922 bedrooms
  • 693 bedrooms
  • 234 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Pocahontas in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pocahontas in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 17no vehicle
  • 1861 vehicle
  • 3032 vehicles
  • 1403 vehicles
  • 294 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Pocahontas in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pocahontas in renter-occupied apartments
  • 42no vehicle
  • 861 vehicle
  • 792 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pocahontas, Iowa
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pocahontas, Iowa
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 63 rooms
  • 874 rooms
  • 865 rooms
  • 1146 rooms
  • 1337 rooms
  • 898 rooms
  • 1769+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pocahontas, Iowa
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pocahontas, Iowa
  • 181 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 213 rooms
  • 364 rooms
  • 455 rooms
  • 166 rooms
  • 737 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 59+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
  • Pocahontas, IA household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Pocahontas, IA in 2017
  • 70Less than $10,000
  • 109$10,000 to $19,999
  • 105$20,000 to $29,999
  • 75$30,000 to $39,999
  • 107$40,000 to $49,999
  • 80$50,000 to $59,999
  • 86$60,000 to $74,999
  • 117$75,000 to $99,999
  • 67$100,000 to $124,999
  • 22$125,000 to $149,999
  • 31$150,000 to $199,999
  • 6$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Pocahontas, IA

  • Distribution of house value in Pocahontas, IA in 2017
  • 30Less than $10,000
  • 18$10,000 to $14,999
  • 15$15,000 to $19,999
  • 11$20,000 to $24,999
  • 31$25,000 to $29,999
  • 17$30,000 to $34,999
  • 15$35,000 to $39,999
  • 45$40,000 to $49,999
  • 30$50,000 to $59,999
  • 46$60,000 to $69,999
  • 77$70,000 to $79,999
  • 31$80,000 to $89,999
  • 28$90,000 to $99,999
  • 55$100,000 to $124,999
  • 22$125,000 to $149,999
  • 39$150,000 to $174,999
  • 42$175,000 to $199,999
  • 31$200,000 to $249,999
  • 9$250,000 to $299,999
  • 6$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Pocahontas, IA

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Pocahontas, IA in 2017
  • 5$100 to $149
  • 3$150 to $199
  • 20$200 to $249
  • 6$250 to $299
  • 5$300 to $349
  • 36$350 to $399
  • 36$400 to $449
  • 3$450 to $499
  • 3$500 to $549
  • 3$600 to $649
  • 8$650 to $699
  • 13$1,500 to $1,999
  • 10$2,000 to $2,499
  • 23No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 81.3%
Number of people working at home: 25 (2.9% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 182
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 293
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 70
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 49
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 68
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 14
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 34
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 4
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 24
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 44
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 26
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pocahontas

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 974 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 77 (7%)
  • Taxi: 19 (2%)
  • Walked: 45 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 25 (2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.0%Males
  • 2.0%Females
Ancestries in Pocahontas, IA

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 344 (40.6%)
  • American: 107 (12.6%)
  • English: 61 (7.2%)
  • Norwegian: 39 (4.6%)
  • Swedish: 36 (4.3%)
  • Czech: 25 (3.0%)
  • Irish: 25 (3.0%)
  • Danish: 22 (2.6%)
  • European: 19 (2.2%)
  • Dutch: 13 (1.5%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 9 (1.1%)
  • Ethiopian: 8 (0.9%)
  • Italian: 5 (0.6%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 4 (0.5%)
  • Polish: 4 (0.5%)
  • Scottish: 4 (0.5%)
  • Swiss: 4 (0.5%)
  • French: 2 (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 1 (0.1%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Other Western Europe
Pocahontas:

216.7% (13)
Iowa:

100.0% (-1)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,427
  • Other state: 361
  • Northeast: 15
  • Midwest: 245
  • South: 56
  • West: 44

84.5% of Pocahontas residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34.4% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81.9% lived in Iowa.


Pocahontas:

84.5%
State average:

85.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 13
  • 7th and 8th grade: 21
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 3
  • 11th grade: 18
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 224
  • Less than 1 year of college: 56
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 84
  • Associate degree: 93
  • Bachelor's degree: 93
  • Master's degree: 12
  • Professional school degree: 17
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 1
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 284
  • Less than 1 year of college: 54
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 97
  • Associate degree: 138
  • Bachelor's degree: 72
  • Master's degree: 21
  • Professional school degree: 3
  • Doctorate degree: 2
Educational Attainment for Females
Pocahontas marital status for males
Pocahontas marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 862
  • One, attached: 14
  • Two: 7
  • 3 or 4: 24
  • 5 to 9: 17
  • 10 to 19: 5
  • 20 to 49: 33
  • 50 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 27

Median worth of mobile homes: $11,454

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 3.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago

Renter moved in on average 0 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Pocahontas
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

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 17
Here:

14.2%
Iowa:

9.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

5.1%
Iowa:

7.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

10.0%
Iowa:

24.7%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability