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People

Total Population 626
Male Share of the Population 70.9%
Female Share of the Population 29.1%
Senior Citizens 12.3%
Employed Population 16+ 73
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 30.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.1%
Median Earnings25+ $8,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree $7,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $36,944
% Above Poverty Level 66.1%
% Below Poverty Level 33.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 5.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 43.6%
Median Gross Rent $369
Median House Value $30,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.4%
US/American 0%
English 3.2%
Irish 8.8%

Pocahontas Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 74 miles S of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 146 miles N of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Tazewell
P.O. Box Zip Codes 24635
Phone Area Codes 276
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.303
Longitude -81.339

Pocahontas Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BLUEFIELD AP
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 80 F
Oct Temp 46 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches
Station GARY
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 44 F
Apr Temp 37 to 67 F
Jul Temp 61 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Station BURKES GARDEN
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 57 to 78 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bluefield 5,375 $58,210
Tazewell 4,568 $58,856
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Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

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