Pocahontas, IA

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Pocahontas Profile


Overview

Pocahontas is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,740 people and just one neighborhood, Pocahontas is the 171st largest community in Iowa. Pocahontas has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.

Occupations and Workforce

Pocahontas is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Pocahontas is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pocahontas who work in office and administrative support (10.84%), sales jobs (10.45%), and healthcare (7.87%).


Setting & Lifestyle

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Pocahontas has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Pocahontas has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Pocahontas than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Pocahontas may be for you.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.22 minutes getting to work every day.

Being a small city, Pocahontas does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Pocahontas Demographics

The percentage of adults in Pocahontas who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.77% of the adults in Pocahontas have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Pocahontas in 2010 was $26,183, which is upper middle income relative to Iowa and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $104,732 for a family of four. However, Pocahontas contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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, Swedish, and Danish.

The most common language spoken in Pocahontas is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Pocahontas 0.101011101001110
Iowa 2.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Pocahontas 0.101011101001110
Iowa 20.47

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Pocahontas 0.101011101001110
Iowa 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Quality

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This neighborhood is served by 4 districts:

POCAHONTAS AREA COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School
205 2nd Ave Nw
Pocahontas, IA, 50574
07-12
Pocahontas Area Elementary School
208 1st Ave Sw
Pocahontas, IA, 50574
PK-06
Pocahontas Area Regional Learning Center School
202 1st Ave Sw
Pocahontas, IA, 50574
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 40.8% 39.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 31.4% 32.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.3% 6.7%

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LAURENS-MARATHON COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Laurens-Marathon Middle School
300 W Garfield
Laurens, IA, 50554
06-08
Laurens-Marathon High School
300 W Garfield
Laurens, IA, 50554
09-12
Laurens-Marathon Elementary School
300 W Garfield
Laurens, IA, 50554
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 66.1% 39.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 60.8% 32.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.2% 6.7%

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ALBERT CITY-TRUESDALE COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Iowa

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Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Albert City-Truesdale Elementary School
300 Orchard
Albert City, IA, 50510
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 52.3% 39.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 35.5% 32.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.8% 6.7%

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GILMORE CITY-BRADGATE COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Iowa

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District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Gilmore City Elementary School
402 Se E Ave
Gilmore City, IA, 50541
KG-06

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 59.5% 39.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 42.9% 32.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.7% 6.7%

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