Pocahontas, VA Population

Population: 441. Estimated population in July 2020: 432 (-2.0% change)
Males: 208 (47.2%), Females: 233 (52.8%)

Zip code: 24635

Median resident age: 41.3 years
Median household income: $22,917
Median house value: $28,100

Races in Pocahontas:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.7%)
  • Black (2.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (22.2%), Irish (17.9%), German (15.9%), English (5.2%), Scottish (2.5%), Italian (2.0%).

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Pocahontas

  • High school or higher: 64.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pocahontas town

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -70 (-13.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Pocahontas:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pocahontas:

  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 37 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
  • YEAGER (about 75 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; Abbreviation: CRW)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 77 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pocahontas:

  • MERCER COUNTY (about 10 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Abbreviation: BLF)
  • WELCH MUNI (about 15 miles; WELCH, WV; Abbreviation: I25)
  • KEE FIELD (about 25 miles; PINEVILLE, WV; Abbreviation: I16)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pocahontas:

  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 9 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 26 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 69 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 69 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,688)
Public primary/middle school in Pocahontas:

  • POCAHONTAS HIGH (Students: 237; Location: RT 644; Grades: 06 – 12)