Demographics

County Population: 7,008

County Houses: 3,988
Land area: 577.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.4 sq. mi.

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.4%), Manufacturing (16.9%), Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining (15.4%).

 

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 16%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%

 

Races in Pocahontas County:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Median age: 42.5 years
Males: 49.1%, Females: 50.9%
Average household size in Pocahontas County: 2.35
Median household income: $33,362 (year 2000)
Median house value: $40,400 (year 2000)
Median montly rent in 2000: $315
Institutionalized population: 161
Median monthly costs for houses with a mortgage in Pocahontas County in 2000: $563