Bancroft, WV Population

Population: 367. Estimated population in July 2020: 376 (+2.5% change)
Males: 171 (46.6%), Females: 196 (53.4%)

Putnam County

Zip code: 25011

Median resident age: 42.5 years
Median household income: $28,833
Median house value: $70,200

Races in Bancroft:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (26.7%), English (17.7%), German (10.6%), Irish (7.4%), Dutch (1.9%), Scottish (1.9%).

Elevation: 587 feet

Land area: 0.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bancroft

  • High school or higher: 75.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bancroft town

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 59.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -16 (-4.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Bancroft:

  • PUTNAM GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; HURRICANE, WV)
  • THOMAS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV)
  • CAMC WOMEN AND CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; CHARLESTON, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bancroft:

  • YEAGER (about 21 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 50 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Abbreviation: HTS)
  • MID-OHIO VALLEY REGIONAL (about 64 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: PKB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bancroft:

  • LEON (about 15 miles; LEON, WV; Abbreviation: W07)
  • ONA AIRPARK (about 26 miles; MILTON, WV; Abbreviation: 12V)
  • JACKSON COUNTY (about 28 miles; RAVENSWOOD, WV; Abbreviation: I18)
Amtrak station near Bancroft:

  • 18 miles: CHARLESTON (350 MCCORKLE AVE. SE). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bancroft:

  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 25 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Full-time enrollment: 12,361)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 56 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 59 miles; ATHENS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,721)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 70 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
  • SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 79 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,849)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 94 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)