Iowa Pocahontas County Public Schools

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Pocahontas County, IA

Map of Pocahontas County, IAPocahontas County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 577.7 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 13.7 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population declined by 32.3%. On the 2000 census form, 99.4% of the population reported only one race, with 0.2% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 0.9% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.35 persons compared to an average family size of 2.91 persons.

In 2005 manufacturing was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $31,030. Per capita income grew by 17.2% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2005) 7,930 Covered Employment 2,501
Growth (%) since 1990 -16.7% Average wage per job $24,463
Households (2000) 3,617 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 21.6%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 3,923 Average wage per job $31,030
Unemployment Rate (2005) 4.6 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County D
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $29,569 Average wage per job D
Median Household Income (2003) $34,268 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 9.6 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 86.6 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County D
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 15.0 Average wage per job D

1. LAURENS-MARATHON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 300 W Garfield, Laurens, IA 50554
Phone: (712) 841-5000
County: Pocahontas County
Enrollment: 160
Grades: PK-5

2. LAURENS-MARATHON HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 300 W Garfield, Laurens, IA 50554
Phone: (712) 841-5000
County: Pocahontas County
Enrollment: 139
Grades: 9-12

3. LAURENS-MARATHON MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 300 W Garfield, Laurens, IA 50554
Phone: (712) 841-5000
County: Pocahontas County
Enrollment: 84
Grades: 6-8

4. NEWELL-FONDA MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 503, Fonda, IA 50540
Phone: (712) 288-4445
County: Pocahontas County
Enrollment: 88
Grades: 6-8

5. NEWELL-FONDA UPPER ELEM. ELEMENTARY
Address: Po Box 503, Fonda, IA 50540
Phone: (712) 288-4445
County: Pocahontas County
Enrollment: 68 4-5

6. POCAHONTAS AREA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 202 1st Ave SW, Pocahontas, IA 50574
Phone: (712) 335-4642
County: Pocahontas County
Enrollment: 230
Grades: PK-5

7. POCAHONTAS AREA HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 205 2nd Ave NW, Pocahontas, IA 50574
Phone: (712) 335-4848
County: Pocahontas County
Enrollment: 212
Grades: 9-12

8. POCAHONTAS AREA MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 205 2nd Ave NW, Pocahontas, IA 50574
Phone: (712) 335-3422
County: Pocahontas County
Enrollment: 122
Grades: 6-8

9. POCAHONTAS AREA REGIONAL LEARNING CENTER
Address: 202 1st Ave SW, Pocahontas, IA 50574
Phone: (712) 335-3981
County: Pocahontas County
Enrollment: 23
Grades: 9-12