Oceana strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in West Virginia):
Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
Comparing Oceana to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in West Virginia (State):
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|Female Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|People Above Poverty|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|People Living Alone|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Low Property Crime|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||45 miles S of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||157 miles E of Lexington, Kentucky|
|Standard Zip Codes||24870|
|Phone Area Codes||304|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||21 to 39 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 65 F|
|Jul Temp||59 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 63 F|
|Annual Precip||50.8 inches|
|Jan Temp||23 to 42 F|
|Apr Temp||39 to 67 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||42 to 67 F|
|Annual Precip||46.1 inches|
|Jan Temp||22 to 39 F|
|Apr Temp||41 to 63 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 80 F|
|Oct Temp||42 to 63 F|
|Annual Precip||41.6 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.86|
|American Indian & Alaskan||1||0.1%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||5||0.3%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,478|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||4.5%|
According to the US Postal Service, Oceana, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Crany (24870)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
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|City, State||Similarity||1 Person Houses||65+||College Grads||Commute Minutes||Family Income||Kids 0-4||Non White||Pop.||Poverty||Prop. Crime||Seasonal Housing||Viol. Crime|
|1. Whitwell, Tennessee||88||26.9%||17.5%||4.8%||35||$31,151||4.7%||2.7%||1,660||16.3%||50||0.5%||6|
|2. Hancock, Maryland||81.8||30%||15.8%||5.4%||26||$32,538||5.6%||1.7%||1,725||16.8%||22||0.2%||6.4|
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