Pocahontas demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)8865591
Median age38.937.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%42%43%
Speak English97%93%79%
Speak Spanish1%5%13%
Pocahontas, AR has a population of 6,470 and is the 5,481st largest city in the United States. The population density is 886 per sq mi which is 1498% higher than the Arkansas average and 878% higher than the national average. The median age in Pocahontas is 39 which is approximately 3% higher than the Arkansas average of 38. In Pocahontas, 57% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 62% of Pocahontas residents were born in Arkansas, 35% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Pocahontas is 1498% higher than Arkansas.
  • The median age in Pocahontas is 3% higher than Arkansas.
  • In Pocahontas 96.20% of the population is White.
  • In Pocahontas 2.21% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Pocahontas 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Pocahontas population breakdown by race

Black or African American2.21%15.52%12.63%
American Indian0.34%0.63%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.23%0.18%
Mixed race0.94%2.23%3.06%
Other race0.31%2.28%4.75%
In Pocahontas, 1.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Pocahontas, AR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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