Pocahontas is a somewhat small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 6,438 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Pocahontas is the 55th largest community in Arkansas.
Unlike some cities, Pocahontas isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pocahontas are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pocahontas is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pocahontas who work in healthcare (14.67%), office and administrative support (13.00%), and healthcare suport services (7.02%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Pocahontas rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.12% of adults 25 and older in Pocahontas have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Pocahontas in 2010 was $17,058, which is lower middle income relative to Arkansas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,232 for a family of four.
The people who call Pocahontas home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pocahontas residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pocahontas include Irish, English, French , and European.
The most common language spoken in Pocahontas is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.