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Poca is a town in Putnam County, in the Charleston metro area.

The latitude of Poca is 38.472N. The longitude is -81.814W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 587 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,009.


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Median household income
Local
$42,273
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Poca demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Mouth of Poca
The high school sports teams are known as the Dots
Local festivals include:
  • Heritage Day - Sept. 28-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Poca web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Poca 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 25159 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

18% of Poca residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Poca ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Poca was $19,108, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of Poca residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Poca, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $290.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $783.


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Putnam County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Poca political report.

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The average commute time for Poca workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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