Bancroft, West Virginia

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Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles NW of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 118 miles SE of Columbus, Ohio
County Putnam
Metro Area Charleston
P.O. Box Zip Codes 25011
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.509
Longitude -81.84

Bancroft Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 43 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
Station HAMLIN
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 44 F
Apr Temp 38 to 69 F
Jul Temp 62 to 90 F
Oct Temp 39 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.4 inches
Distance 22.1 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 39 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
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Bancroft Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 367 100%
Male 171 46.6%
Female 196 53.4%
Under 18 75 20.4%
18+ 292 79.6%
65+ 41 11.2%
Median Age 42.5
Average Family Size 2.75
White 360 98.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.5%

Estimated Bancroft Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 376
Growth 9
Growth % 2.5%

Bancroft Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 42.1%
English 25.3%
German 9.9%
Irish 9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.7%
Scottish 3%
Dutch 3%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
British 0.9%
Welsh 0.9%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bancroft 367 $30,313
Eleanor 1,345 $43,274
Jefferson 567 $16,477
Nitro 6,824 $41,367
Poca 1,013 $49,500
St. Albans 11,567 $47,913
Winfield 1,858 $59,196
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