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Pocahontas is a city in Pocahontas County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the daughter of Chief Powhatan; she married Englishman John Rolfe
The latitude of Pocahontas is 42.735N. The longitude is -94.668W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,220 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,907.
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38% of Pocahontas residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pocahontas ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pocahontas was $17,556, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Pocahontas residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Pocahontas, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $257. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $583.
Libraries in Pocahontas include Pocahontas Public Library ... View libraries
Pocahontas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pocahontas political report.
The average commute time for Pocahontas workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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