Pocahontas, IL Population

Population: 727. Estimated population in July 2020: 728 (+0.1% change)
Males: 357 (49.1%), Females: 370 (50.9%)

Bond County

Zip code: 62275

Median resident age: 37.2 years
Median household income: $28,750
Median house value: $59,200

Races in Pocahontas:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.6%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (41.7%), United States (13.3%), English (12.0%), Irish (11.3%), French (6.3%), Dutch (4.4%).

Elevation: 570 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Map of Pocahontas, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Pocahontas

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 4.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pocahontas village

  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 48.0%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -112 (-13.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Pocahontas:

  • EDWARD A UTLAUT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; GREENVILLE, IL)
  • ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; HIGHLAND, IL)
  • ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; BREESE, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pocahontas:

  • SCOTT AFB/MIDAMERICA (about 29 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: BLV)
  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 35 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: ALN)
  • LAMBERT-ST LOUIS INTL (about 57 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Abbreviation: STL)

Other public-use airports nearest to Pocahontas:

  • HIGHLAND-WINET (about 8 miles; HIGHLAND, IL; Abbreviation: H07)
  • GREENVILLE (about 13 miles; GREENVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: GRE)
  • ST LOUIS METRO-EAST/SHAFER FIELD (about 20 miles; ST JACOB, IL; Abbreviation: 3K6)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pocahontas:

  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 29 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 35 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; GODFREY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,451)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 49 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 52 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,441)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST LOUIS (about 53 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,715)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FLORISSANT VALLEY (about 53 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)

Public primary/middle school in Pocahontas:

  • POCAHONTAS CENTER (Students: 235; Location: PO BOX 189; Grades: PK – 08)

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