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Income/capita 13%
Household income 23%
Unemployment 50%
IndexPocahontasIowaNational
Income per capita$26,099$28,872$29,829
Median household income$42,341$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,095$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,250$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$39,769$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$22,500$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.3%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level14.8%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pocahontas is 13% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Pocahontas is 23% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pocahontas is 50% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pocahontas is 2% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $28,224$42,341$84,682
      City
      $36,376$54,570$109,140
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Pocahontas median earnings by income bracket

      Pocahontas employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.5%1.5%
      Manufacturing sector20.8%6.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.9%6.0%
      Wholesale & retail services13.7%25.5%
      Public administration5.5%3.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.8%2.0%
      Education, health & social services6.2%35.0%
      Other25.6%16.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Laurens, IA1,272$46,66716%
      Albert City, IA589$44,06320%
      Bradgate, IA57$43,43821%
      Ottosen, IA63$41,25025%
      Fonda, IA525$39,58328%
      Pocahontas, IA1,789$42,34123%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Myersville, MD1,789$114,952108%
      Hatch, NM1,789$28,08849%
      Beaver Dam Lake, NY1,789$108,24596%
      Graysville, TN1,790$26,31652%
      Canton, PA1,790$36,63534%
      Pocahontas, IA1,789$42,34123%
      Source: The Pocahontas, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).