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People

Total Population 1,071
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 22%
Employed Population 16+ 441
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 57%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,750
% Above Poverty Level 85.7%
% Below Poverty Level 14.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 17.7%
Median Gross Rent $774
Median House Value $149,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.6%
US/American 0%
English 8%
Irish 5.3%

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

Poca Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles NW of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 121 miles SE of Columbus, Ohio
County Putnam
Metro Area Charleston
Standard Zip Codes 25159
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.472
Longitude -81.814

Poca 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 CHARLESTON YEAGER AP
Distance 14 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 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
Station RIPLEY
Distance 24.4 miles
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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Lanham (25159)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bancroft 914 $76,528
Eleanor 1,807 $63,529
Jefferson 800 $26,875
Nitro 6,711 $51,006
St. Albans 10,882 $56,691
Winfield 2,256 $77,404

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

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Poca High Schools

POCA HIGH SCHOOL
RR 1 BOX 5-B
304-755-5001
Serves 525 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.4

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