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People

Total Population 1,172
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 21.8%
Employed Population 16+ 314
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 52.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,000
% Above Poverty Level 76.1%
% Below Poverty Level 23.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28%
Median Gross Rent $508
Median House Value $50,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.9%
US/American 0%
English 13.8%
Irish 18.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Oceana Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles S of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 157 miles E of Lexington, Kentucky
County Wyoming
Standard Zip Codes 24870
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.691
Longitude -81.624

Oceana 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 KOPPERSTON
Distance 3.6 miles
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
Station PINEVILLE
Distance 10 miles
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
Station BECKLEY AP
Distance 28.7 miles
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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Oceana, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Crany (24870)

Hatcher (24870)

Rollins Branch (24870)

Toneyfork (24870)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Davy 249 $27,188
Gilbert 373 $70,682
Lester 334 $43,500
Man 991 $62,794
Mullens 1,993 $60,089
Pineville 685 $60,893

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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