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Pocahontas County Statistics

Facts

Land area940.3 square miles
Population Density9.3 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)8,669
Population change-0.6%
Under 5 years of age4.9%
Under 1817.5%
65 and over21.6%
Females48.5%
White97.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race1.4
Asian0.1%
Two or more races1.2%
Black or African American1%
Native American0.3%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school82%
Had a bachelor degree or higher16.4%
Veterans920

Households and Housing

Households3,694
Persons per household2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more91.3%
Median household income$33,779
The Per capita income$20,373
Live below the poverty line19.1%
Housing units8,798
Multi-unit structures22%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$104,500
Residents owning their homes81.8%

Business Facts

Total number of firms871
Women-owned firms0%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$60,206
Retail sales per capita$7,012
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data