Poca Putnam County, West Virginia

Poca: City in Putnam County, West Virginia, United States of America

About

Poca is a city located in the county of Putnam in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 974 and a population density of 500 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 963 inhabitants.

Poca Quick Facts

Population : 963 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Putnam County
Different from : Poca
Postal code : 25159
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 1.95 km2
Altitude : 587 feet / 179, 179 meters
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 01:47:21 (26th May 2022)
Density : 494 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.14% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Poca is located at 38°28'20"N 81°48'51"W (38.4723100, -81.8143000).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Poca decreased by 1.14% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 974 - census
2011 981 0.71% estimation process
2012 986 0.51% estimation process
2013 985 -0.1% estimation process
2014 988 0.3% estimation process
2015 984 -0.41% estimation process
2016 980 -0.41% estimation process
2017 980 0% estimation process
2018 977 -0.31% estimation process
2019 974 -0.31% estimation process
2020 963 -1.14% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 42,918
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 30,352
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 41.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 44,431
April 1, 2010 Population : 30,278
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.1%
People over 65 (%) : 16.9%
Female persons, % : 50.4%
White only, percent : 77.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 14.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 2.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 7.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 72.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,557
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 6.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 62.5%

Poca zip code is 25159. County name: Putnam, County fips: 54079

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 62.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $222,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,411
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $446
2015-2019 median gross rent : $962
2015-2019 Households : 14,692
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.52
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 88.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 44,336
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 262,537
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 984,984
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 620,575
2012 total retail sales per capita : $19,637
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $59,745
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $32,996
Percentage of people living in poverty : 11.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,180
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,931
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 847
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 355
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,668
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 368
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,522
2010 population per square mile : 970.5
2010 land area in square miles : 31.20

People born in Poca (1)

American football player and coach Charlie Bailey was born in Poca

Schools in Poca

College & universities near Poca, WV

Code Name City ZIP
456621 Strayer University-West Virginia Scott Depot (WV) 25560

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Poca, WV

Code Name Address Type
CHW Charleston 350 MacCorkle Avenue - Southeast RAIL
MNG Montgomery Third Avenue and Washington Street RAIL
HUN Huntington 1050 8th Avenue RAIL
AKY Ashland Transportation Center 99 15th Street RAIL
THN Thurmond Hwy 25 & Hwy 2 RAIL

Post offices near Poca

Post Office Name City ZIP
Poca Post Office Poca (WV) 25159

Other cities in Putnam County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Putnam County , WV.

City Name Population Title
Teays Valley 13,175 Census designated place
Hurricane 6,389 City in West Virginia
Eleanor 1,579 City in Putnam County, West Virginia, United States of America
Buffalo 1,263 Town in West Virginia, USA
Bancroft 596 Town in West Virginia, United States