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Demographics

People

Total Population1,267
Male Share of the Population46.7%
Female Share of the Population53.3%
Senior Citizens13.7%
Employed Population 16+377
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married49.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher4.8%
Median Earnings25+$27,237
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,513

Wealth

Median Family Income$40,909
% Above Poverty Level73.4%
% Below Poverty Level26.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.2%
Median Gross Rent$755
Median House Value$56,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.3%
German22.3%
Irish17.8%
English12.2%
Lithuanian2.6%
Italian1.7%
French Except Basque1.7%
West Indian0.9%
Dutch0.9%
Swedish0.8%
Austrian0.2%
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Sophia Almanac

CategoryValue
County Raleigh County
P.O. Box Zip Codes25921
Phone Area Codes304
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude37.7
Approximate Longitude-81.25

Sophia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationBECKLEY VA HOSPITAL
Distance4.9 miles
Jan Temp18 to 39 F
Apr Temp35 to 62 F
Jul Temp58 to 78 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches
StationBECKLEY AP
Distance9.7 miles
Jan Temp22 to 39 F
Apr Temp41 to 63 F
Jul Temp61 to 80 F
Oct Temp42 to 63 F
Annual Precip41.6 inches
StationFLAT TOP
Distance11.9 miles
Jan Temp19 to 37 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp60 to 78 F
Oct Temp42 to 61 F
Annual Precip45.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Beckley17,348$56,250
Lester386$33,333
Mabscott1,295$74,063
Mullens1,701$58,558
Pax153$34,500
Rhodell205$41,563

Sophia Public Schools

Sophia-soak Creek Elementary
200 Mills St.
ZIP: 25901
(304) 683-4541
Primary
Total Enrollment 321
Independence Middle School
800 Independence Rd.
ZIP: 25921
(304) 683-4542
Middle
Total Enrollment 509

Sophia Private Schools

House Of Prayer Christian Academy
Deadend Railroad Ave
ZIP: 25921
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 45
Sophia Christian Academy
122 Wickline Ave
ZIP: 25921
Elementary
Total Enrollment 11
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