Pocahontas is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,754 people and just one neighborhood, Pocahontas is the 171st largest community in Iowa.
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 professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pocahontas who work in sales jobs (12.13%), teaching (9.78%) and healthcare (8.54%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Pocahontas is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Pocahontas really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Pocahontas perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Pocahontas is worth considering.
One of the benefits of Pocahontas is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.29 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Pocahontas doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.