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Pocahontas, Missouri - Basic Facts

Pocahontas is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Pocahontas.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Cape Girardeau County at latitude 37.5012 and longitude -89.639. Cape Girardeau County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 584 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Pocahontas (see map) encompass a land area of 0.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Also See: Jackson, MO ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

Pocahontas, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pocahontas to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 856 17th
Population Density1 # 285 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 835 20th
Median Household Income # 206 80th
Per Capita Income # 232 78th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Pocahontas, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 119
Population in Households 119
Population in Familes 104
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,155
Diversity Index2 7
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 46
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 35
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 54 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 39 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $205,882
Average Home Value $194,375
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,180
Average Household Income $64,865
Per Capita Income $24,498
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.02% 0.83%
Households 1.05% 1.27%
Families 3.69% 1.12%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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