About Bancroft WV
Bancroft is a town in Putnam County, West Virginia, United States, along the Kanawha River. The population was 587 at the 2010 census. Bancroft is a part of the Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH, Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). As of the 2010 census, the MSA had a population of 287,702. New definitions from February 28, 2013 placed the population at 363,000. It officially became a town in 1952. The town was named for George Bancroft, a coal mine operator.
Bancroft is located at 38°30′39″N 81°50′30″W / 38.51083°N 81.84167°W / 38.51083; -81.84167 (38.510887, -81.841697).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.15 square miles (0.39 km), of which, 0.14 square miles (0.36 km) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 587 people, 240 households, and 170 families residing in the town. The population density was 4,192.9 inhabitants per square mile (1,618.9/km). There were 256 housing units at an average density of 1,828.6 per square mile (706.0/km). The racial makeup of the town was 98.6% White, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 0.2% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.
There were 240 households of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.2% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.88.
The median age in the town was 43.8 years. 21.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.7% were from 25 to 44; 33.4% were from 45 to 64; and 15.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.3% male and 49.7% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 367 people, 159 households, and 114 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,597.6 inhabitants per square mile (1,012.1/km²). There were 185 housing units at an average density of 1,309.4 per square mile (510.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.
There were 159 households out of which 24.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.1% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 25.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.75.
In the town, the population was spread out with 20.4% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 33.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 87.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.0 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $28,833, and the median income for a family was $30,313. Males had a median income of $35,417 versus $20,417 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,888. About 5.5% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.5% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.
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Bancroft West Virginia neighborhoods include: Adrian, Advent, Alderson, Alkol, Alma, Alum Bridge, Alum Creek, Amherstdale, Amma, Apple Grove, Arbovale, Arnett, Arnoldsburg, Asbury, Ashford, Ashton, Athens, Auburn, Augusta, Aurora, Baisden, Baker, Ballard, Barboursville, Bartow, Baxter, Beaver, Beckley, Beeson, Belington, Belle, Belleville, Belmont, Belva, Bens Run, Benwood, Berea, Berkeley Springs, Berwind, Bethany, Beverly, Bickmore, Big Bend, Big Creek, Big Run, Big Springs, Bim, Birch River, Blacksville, Bloomery, Bloomingrose, Blount, Bluefield, Bomont, Bowden, Bramwell, Branchland, Brandywine, Breeden, Brenton, Bridgeport, Bristol, Brohard, Bruceton Mills, Buckhannon, Buffalo, Bunker Hill, Burlington, Burnsville, Burton, Cabin Creek, Cairo, Caldwell, Calvin, Camden On Gauley, Cameron, Camp Creek, Canvas, Capon Bridge, Cass, Cedar Grove, Cedarville, Center Point, Chapmanville, Charleston, Charles Town, Charmco, Chester, Circleville, Clarksburg, Clay, Clendenin, Cleveland, Clothier, 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