WV

National Population : 333,590,059
West Virginia State Population : 1,692,126

About Poca, WV

Poca, WV is located in Putnam County in the state of West Virginia.

The total City Population for Poca is about 974 with about 640 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 5,163.

The Average Home Value is $125,500.00, which is roughly 30% higher than the Average Home Value of $87,464.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 33% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $55,036.00, which is roughly 33% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $36,951.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 4% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Poca is about 2.3%.

West Virginia is ranked #33 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 33.11 out of 100.

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Voting

Putnam County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 60.68% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 70.29%
Democratic: 27.64%
Libertarian: 1.75%
Green: 0.32%


Nearby Locations

Cross Lanes, WV (4.31 mi.)
Nitro, WV (4.71 mi.)
Winfield, WV (5.68 mi.)
Jefferson, WV (6.41 mi.)
Saint Albans, WV (6.41 mi.)
Scott Depot, WV (6.61 mi.)
Dunbar, WV (7.49 mi.)
Sissonville, WV (8.71 mi.)
Red House, WV (8.72 mi.)
Tornado, WV (9.52 mi.)
Upper Falls, WV (9.52 mi.)
S Charleston, WV (10.43 mi.)
Big Chimney, WV (10.57 mi.)
Liberty, WV (11.12 mi.)
Charleston, WV (11.62 mi.)
Buffalo, WV (11.84 mi.)
Hurricane, WV (12.12 mi.)
Alum Creek, WV (14.59 mi.)
Fraziers Btm, WV (14.85 mi.)
Pliny, WV (14.85 mi.)
Sod, WV (15.06 mi.)
Given, WV (15.51 mi.)
Rock Castle, WV (15.51 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 25159
Latitude : 38.513188
Longitude : -81.785233
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 1069 ft.
Area Code(s) : 304

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.51
Male Population Estimate : 49.62%
Female Population Estimate : 50.38%
Median Age : 41.8
Male Median Age : 41.4
Female Median Age : 42.3

White Population Estimate : 98.93%
Black Population Estimate : 0.97%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.54%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.29%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.08%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.99%
Other Population Estimate : 0.21%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Poca specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Putnam County: About 3 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2014)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Putnam County: About 371 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Putnam County is about 34% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 22% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.