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Pocahontas County, IA Public Records

District Court
99 Court Sq, #6
Pocahontas, IA 50574-1629 www.iowacourts.gov/About_the_Cour...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM M-F (closed noon-1PM) CST
P: 712-335-4208
F: 712-335-5045
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Small Claims, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Traffic, Ordinance
Restricted Records: No juvenile, sealed, dissolution of marriage, mental health, domestic abuse or deferred records released
Judicial Magistrates, part of the District Court, have jurisdiction over simple misdemeanors, including scheduled violations, county and municipal infractions, and small claims.

Pocahontas County, IA Vital Records

Contact the Pocahontas County Office of the County Recorder if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Pocahontas County
County Recorder
pocahontas-county.com/recorder
8AM-4PM CST
Phone: 712-335-4404
Fax: 712-335-4502
Recorded Documents

Pocahontas County Vital Certificates

Pocahontas County Vital Certificates

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Pocahontas County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 577.70 sq mi
Population (2009): 7,346
  • Females: 50.6%
  • White: 98.4%
  • Black/African American: 0.3%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 2.6%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 95.8%
Population Change (2000-2009): -1,316
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.9%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.7%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 10.8%
High School Graduates (2000): 86.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 15.0%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.35
Housing Units (2000): 3,988
Homeownership Rate (2000): 79.3%
Migration Flow to Pocahontas County, IA from (2007-2008):

Pocahontas County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $157,606
  • Construction: $3,536
  • Retail Trade: $6,136
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $0
  • Retail Trade: $6,136
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $1,261
  • Manufacturing: $23,733
  • Farms: $50,454
  • Government: $26,942
Employed (2000): 3,920
Unemployed (2000): 132
Unemployment Rate (2009): 5.4%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $32,699
Local Government Employment (2007): 556
Local Government Revenue (2007): $23,829 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $8,119 (thou. dol.)

Pocahontas County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 74
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.7
Deaths (2007): 111
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.6
Infant Deaths (2007): 0
  • Per 1,000 population: 0.0

Pocahontas County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 1
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 1
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 0
Property Crimes (2008): 34
  • Burglary: 18
  • Larceny-Theft: 15
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 1

Pocahontas County Genealogy Records