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Bancroft is a town in Putnam County, in the Charleston metro area.
The community was named for George Bancroft, coal mine operator
The latitude of Bancroft is 38.509N. The longitude is -81.84W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 591 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 370.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bancroft demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Putnam County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Charleston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 25011 ZIP code.
14% of Bancroft residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bancroft ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bancroft was $15,888, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Bancroft residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bancroft, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $328. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $569.
Putnam County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bancroft political report.
The average commute time for Bancroft workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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