Pocahontas, Bond County, Illinois

Pocahontas: City in Illinois, United States of America

About

Pocahontas is a city located in the county of Bond in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 784 and a population density of 1,018 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 720 inhabitants.

The city was created 175 years ago in 1846.

Quick Facts about Pocahontas

Population : 720 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Bond County
Postal code : 62275
Plate code : 618
Area : 0.77 km2
Named for : Pocahontas
Establishment : January 01, 1847 (175 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 00:44:55 (11th August 2022)
Density : 935 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.89% (2010-2020)
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Location of Pocahontas on Illinois map.
Bond County Illinois Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Pocahontas Highlighted locator map image
Bond County Illinois Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Pocahontas Highlighted
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Geography

Pocahontas is located at 38°49'40"N 89°32'24"W (38.8278200, -89.5400800).

Pocahontas map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Pocahontas decreased by 8.89% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 784 - census
2011 790 0.76% estimation process
2012 784 -0.77% estimation process
2013 774 -1.29% estimation process
2014 764 -1.31% estimation process
2015 753 -1.46% estimation process
2016 736 -2.31% estimation process
2017 745 1.21% estimation process
2018 744 -0.13% estimation process
2019 731 -1.78% estimation process
2020 720 -1.53% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 2,180,085
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 2,035,183
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 7.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 2,181,654
April 1, 2010 Population : 2,035,210
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 26.1%
People over 65 (%) : 11.9%
Female persons, % : 50.2%
White only, percent : 76.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 9.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 2.1%
Asians alone % : 8.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.5%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 54.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 27.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 90,686
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 21.0%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 731,400

Pocahontas zip code is 62275. County name: Bond, County fips: 17005

Amity, Pocahontas

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 731,400
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 59.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $328,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,818
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $483
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,283
Permits for construction, 2020 : 5,129
2015-2019 Households : 636,041
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.29
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 42.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 93.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 84.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 80.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,857,960
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 11,199,315
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 17,591,611
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 24,380,486
2012 total retail sales per capita : $11,714
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $63,362
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,215
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.3%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 37,018
2019 total employment : 625,872
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 28,991,063
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 1.3%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 154,048
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 160,500
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 81,064
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 63,349
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 98,288
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 57,667
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 11,117
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 144,106
2010 population per square mile : 101.5
2010 land area in square miles : 20,056.94

People born in Pocahontas (1)

American country singer Gretchen Wilson was born in Pocahontas

Schools in Pocahontas

College & universities near Pocahontas, IL

Code Name City ZIP
145372 Greenville University Greenville (IL) 62246

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Pocahontas, IL

Code Name Address Type
CEN Centralia station 108 East Broadway RAIL
ALN Alton 3400 College Ave. RAIL
CRV Carlinville 128 Alton Rd. RAIL
STL Gateway Transportation Center 551 South 16th St. RAIL
MVI Mt. Vernon, IL 102 Potomac Boulevard BUS

Post offices near Pocahontas

Post Office Name City ZIP
Pocahonta Post Office Pocahontas (IL) 62275

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Bond County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Bond County , IL.

City Name Population Title
City of Greenville 7,000 City in Bond County, Illinois, United States
Greenville 6,365 City in Bond County, Illinois, United States
Pleasant Mound 948 Township in Bond County, Illinois
Mulberry Grove 682 Township in Bond County, Illinois
Tamalco 520 Township in Bond County, Illinois
Sorento 463 Village in the United States
Ayers 433 Unincorporated community in Carroll County, Illinois, United States
Keyesport 398 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Beaver Creek 265 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Smithboro 163 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Hamburg 116 Village in Calhoun County, Illinois, United States
Old Ripley 98 Township in Bond County, Illinois