Poca strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in West Virginia):
Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
Low Rate of Poverty
Low Property Crime
Comparing Poca to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in West Virginia (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Age of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|College Educated Adults|
|People Above Poverty|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Housing Recently Built|
|People Living Alone|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Low Property Crime|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||13 miles NW of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||121 miles SE of Columbus, Ohio|
|Standard Zip Codes||25159|
|Phone Area Codes||304|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||CHARLESTON YEAGER AP|
|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|
|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|
|Jan Temp||20 to 41 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 66 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 87 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 68 F|
|Annual Precip||45.1 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.86|
|American Indian & Alaskan||5||0.5%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||5||0.5%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,028|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||5.3%|
|French (except Basque)||1.3%|
According to the US Postal Service, Poca, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Lanham (25159)
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