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People

Total Population 365
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 20.5%
Employed Population 16+ 100
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 40.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,143
% Above Poverty Level 70.1%
% Below Poverty Level 29.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 13%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 48.5%
Median Gross Rent $369
Median House Value $29,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.2%
US/American 0%
English 3%
Irish 15.3%

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

Pocahontas Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 74 miles S of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 146 miles N of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Tazewell
P.O. Box Zip Codes 24635
Phone Area Codes 276
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.303
Longitude -81.339

Pocahontas 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 BLUEFIELD AP
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 80 F
Oct Temp 46 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches
Station GARY
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 44 F
Apr Temp 37 to 67 F
Jul Temp 61 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Station BURKES GARDEN
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 57 to 78 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bluefield 5,350 $54,637
Tazewell 4,522 $62,400

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

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Pocahontas High Schools

POCAHONTAS HIGH
RT 644
276-945-5988
Serves 237 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

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