Bancroft, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 600 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +63.5%
Males: 355  (59.2%)
Females: 245  (40.8%)
Median resident age:

42.9 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 25011.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,206 (it was $28,833 in 2000)
Bancroft:

$42,206
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,603 (it was $15,888 in 2000)

Bancroft town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $114,899 (it was $63,300 in 2000)
Bancroft:

$114,899
WV:

$119,800

Median gross rent in 2017: $756.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bancroft: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.8%
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  • Races in Bancroft, WV (2010)
    • 57998.6%White alone
    • 40.7%Hispanic
    • 30.5%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Bancroft detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Bancroft, West Virginia as of July 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bancroft is 955 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: American (59.8%), English (23.9%), Scotch-Irish (3.8%), Hungarian (2.4%), German (1.9%), Irish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 587 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 4,247 people per square mile   (average).

Bancroft, West Virginia map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $853 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $399 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (15.9 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Columbus, OH (119.4 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (373.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Hometown, WV (1.4 miles ),
Winfield, WV (1.8 miles ),
Poca, WV (1.9 miles ),
Eleanor, WV (2.3 miles ),
Nitro, WV (2.6 miles ),
Cross Lanes, WV (2.6 miles ),
Teays Valley, WV (2.6 miles ),
St. Albans, WV (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 38.51 N, Longitude: 81.84 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Distribution of median household income in Bancroft, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bancroft, WV in 2017
Bancroft satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Most common industries in Bancroft, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Chemicals (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.1%)
  • Utilities (5.1%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Chemicals (14.0%)
  • Utilities (9.7%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Truck transportation (7.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.5%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.2%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.5%)
  • U. S. Postal service (7.3%)
  • Social assistance (7.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.1%)
Most common occupations in Bancroft, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (6.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Computer specialists (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Construction laborers (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.8%)
  • Cashiers (9.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (9.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)

Average climate in Bancroft, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bancroft, West Virginia average temperatures Bancroft, West Virginia average precipitation Bancroft, West Virginia humidity Bancroft, West Virginia wind speed Bancroft, West Virginia snowfall Bancroft, West Virginia sunshine Bancroft, West Virginia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.8. This is about average.

City:

62.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.230. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.497. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.497
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 21.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 11.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.56
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00349. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00349
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Bancroft-area historical tornado activity is slightly below West Virginia state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.8 miles away from the Bancroft town center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 38.8 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bancroft-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 115.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 219.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 113.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 216.8 miles away from Bancroft center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 90.8 miles away from Bancroft center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Putnam County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bancroft topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bancroft:

  • CROSS LANES GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CROSS LANES, WV)
  • COVENANT HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SCOTT DEPOT, WV)
  • TEAYS VALLEY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HURRICANE, WV)
  • PUTNAM CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HURRICANE, WV)
  • FMC - HURRICANE (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; HURRICANE, WV)
  • HUDSON STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SAINT ALBANS, WV)
  • HANSFORD STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SAINT ALBANS, WV)

Amtrak station near Bancroft:

  • 16 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/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bancroft:

  • West Virginia State University (about 10 miles; Institute, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,133)
  • Marshall University (about 33 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 44 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 53 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (about 59 miles; Athens, OH; FT enrollment: 26,181)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 61 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)
  • Shawnee State University (about 65 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bancroft: Bancroft Town Hall (A), Bancroft Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Putnam County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.8%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.1%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Bancroft:

Marital status in Bancroft, WV
  • Never married: 35.7%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

For population 25 years and over in Bancroft:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.6
West Virginia average:

10.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bancroft, WV (based on Putnam County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,84624
Evangelical Protestant7,31945
Catholic1,1762
Other5643
None37,581-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Here:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Putnam County:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Putnam County:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.8%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.1%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.3%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bancroft:

46.2%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

38.6%
West Virginia:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Bancroft:

28.2
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

29.2%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bancroft:

9.2%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.4
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

44.8%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Bancroft:

47.1%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Bancroft:

72.3%
State:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bancroft, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,250
Totals for Government 0$0 7$1,250

6.51% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,283 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
West Virginia average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kanawha County, WV  3.00% ($49,738 average AGI)
from Cabell County, WV  0.88% ($45,084)
from Mason County, WV  0.21% ($31,652)


6.60% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
West Virginia average:

5.62%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kanawha County, WV  2.35% ($44,780 average AGI)
to Cabell County, WV  0.82% ($37,135)
to Mason County, WV  0.17% ($54,568)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bancroft:

  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVTS (950 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WSCW (1410 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZW (1600 AM; 5 kW; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYP (1300 AM; 1 kW; ST. ALBANS, WV)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOKU (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HURRICANE, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WBES (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bancroft:

  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WZJO (94.5 FM; DUNBAR, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WQBE-FM (97.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVZ (98.7 FM; POCATALICO, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WKWS (96.1 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WVSR-FM (102.7 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVPN (88.5 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WJYP-FM (100.9 FM; SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WKAZ (107.3 FM; MIAMI, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WXAF (90.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVAF (99.9 FM; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WEMM (107.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO. OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)
  • WZAC-FM (92.5 FM; DANVILLE, WV; Owner: PRICE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKVW (93.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WCEF (98.3 FM; RIPLEY, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WLWF (93.1 FM; RAVENSWOOD, WV; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WEST VIRGINIA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Bancroft:

  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WLPX-TV (Channel 29; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON CHARLESTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W36CR (Channel 36; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W31CA (Channel 31; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W14CU (Channel 14; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W16CE (Channel 16; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)

Bancroft fatal accident list:

Sep 15, 2008 12:19 AM, Sr-62, Lat: 38.513790, Lon: -81.843080, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.3mTotal length
  • $600,000Total costs
  • 5,194Total average daily traffic
  • 303Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,338Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bancroft)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • WV DOT RD, Wv Dot Rd. Rr Crossing At Rr Mp Wv164.9l11.50 (Lat: 38.486722 Lon: -81.824833), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WQIL821, Licensee ID: L00008014,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.380 MHz, Grant Date: 12/20/2017, Expiration Date: 03/12/2028, Certifier: Jerry R Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CH134, 111 Cannary Lane (Lat: 38.507472 Lon: -81.849306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQRD873,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/24/2013, Expiration Date: 04/24/2023, Certifier: Raymond B Ostroski, Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD8WXK, Licensee ID: L01851545, Grant Date: 03/20/2014, Expiration Date: 03/20/2024, Certifier: Michael P Tucker, Registrant: Michael P Tucker, Bancroft, WV 25011

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9825G , Serial Number: 17259725, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 04/09/1971, Certificate Issue Date: 06/09/2014
    Registrant (LLC): Kanawha Aviators LLC, Po Box 67, Bancroft, WV 25011

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 6. The highest number of reported fires - 21 took place in 2010, and the least - 1 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Bancroft, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (60.0%), and Outside Fires (22.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bancroft, WV
    • 6060.0%Structure Fires
    • 2222.0%Outside Fires
    • 1212.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 66.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bancroft, WV
Most common first names in Bancroft, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1572.7 years
William872.9 years
Mary781.6 years
Eva674.4 years
John486.2 years
Billy368.6 years
Howard370.7 years
Ira382.6 years
Charles375.7 years
Kenneth344.4 years
Most common last names in Bancroft, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Arthur1276.8 years
Tucker1076.1 years
Lett776.3 years
Mcclanahan778.3 years
Wick667.2 years
Asbury582.8 years
Landers569.2 years
Miller572.4 years
Sigman576.0 years
Smith564.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bancroft, WV
  • 50.2%Utility gas
  • 47.3%Electricity
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bancroft, WV
  • 83.3%Electricity
  • 16.7%Utility gas


Bancroft compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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