Oceana, WV Population

Population: 1,550. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,478 (-4.6% change)
Males: 719 (46.4%), Females: 831 (53.6%)

Wyoming County

Zip code: 24870

Median resident age: 39.8 years
Median household income: $19,273
Median house value: $51,400

Races in Oceana:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)

Ancestries: United States (41.4%), Irish (15.1%), English (14.9%), Dutch (4.5%), German (4.1%), Swedish (1.2%).

Elevation: 1269 feet

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Oceana

  • High school or higher: 65.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 12.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 36.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oceana town

  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 68.0%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 2.8%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -242 (-13.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Oceana:

  • WELCH COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; WELCH, WV)
  • BOONE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; MADISON, WV)
  • GUYAN VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; LOGAN, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Oceana:

  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 37 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
  • YEAGER (about 47 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 79 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Abbreviation: HTS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Oceana:

  • KEE FIELD (about 9 miles; PINEVILLE, WV; Abbreviation: I16)
  • WELCH MUNI (about 21 miles; WELCH, WV; Abbreviation: I25)
  • LOGAN COUNTY (about 22 miles; LOGAN, WV; Abbreviation: 6L4)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oceana:

  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 41 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 41 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 47 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Full-time enrollment: 12,361)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 78 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 85 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
Public primary/middle schools in Oceana:

  • BERLIN MCKINNEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 391; Location: COOK PARKWAY; Grades: PK – 04)
  • OCEANA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 272; Location: HC65 BOX 403; Grades: 05 – 08)