Pocahontas, Virginia

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Population in 2019: 353 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -20.0%
 
Males: 165  (46.8%)
Females: 188  (53.2%)
Median resident age:

53.0 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 24635.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $30,903 (it was $22,917 in 2000)
Pocahontas:

$30,903
VA:

$76,456

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,879 (it was $12,124 in 2000)

Pocahontas town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $59,960 (it was $28,200 in 2000)
Pocahontas:

$59,960
VA:

$288,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $74,892; detached houses: $86,197; townhouses or other attached units: $34,693; mobile homes: $54,056

Median gross rent in 2019: $277.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pocahontas: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 27.6%
(24.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 94.7% for Black residents)

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  • Races in Pocahontas, VA (2019)
    • 26288.8%White alone
    • 196.4%Black alone
    • 62.0%Asian alone
    • 41.4%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Pocahontas, Virginia as of February 03, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pocahontas is 43 to 1.


Crime rates in Pocahontas by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(514.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(256.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(239.2)
1
(257.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(238.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(239.2)
1
(257.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(266.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(266.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(282.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(233.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index18.716.70.064.61097.7205.10.029.30.00.011.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Pocahontas, VA

Crime rate in Pocahontas detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.82
Virginia average:

2.27
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Ancestries: American (35.0%), Irish (13.6%), Israeli (10.0%), German (5.7%), English (4.3%), European (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1884

Land area: 0.60 square miles.

Population density: 584 people per square mile   (low).

Pocahontas, Virginia map

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.7%
Virginia:

8.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $725 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $296 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charleston, WV (74.0 miles , pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (119.5 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (382.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Bramwell, WV (1.4 miles ),
Bluewell, WV (2.1 miles ),
Maybeury, WV (2.2 miles ),
Brush Fork, WV (2.2 miles ),
Bluefield, VA (2.3 miles ),
Anawalt, WV (2.4 miles ),
Montcalm, WV (2.4 miles ),
Bluefield, WV (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 37.30 N, Longitude: 81.34 W

Area code: 276

Distribution of median household income in Pocahontas, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Pocahontas, VA in 2019
Pocahontas satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.4%
Virginia:

4.6%
Most common industries in Pocahontas, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (18.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.9%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.7%)
  • Vending machine operators (6.7%)
  • Utilities (6.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (24.2%)
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (12.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.7%)
  • Social assistance (8.1%)
  • Jewelry, luggage, leather goods stores (6.5%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Pocahontas, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.4%)
  • Religious workers (4.4%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (14.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (14.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (14.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.9%)
  • Art and design workers (4.8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.8%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.8%)

Average climate in Pocahontas, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Pocahontas-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 191.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 59.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 155.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 32.8 miles away from Pocahontas center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB) earthquake occurred 36.4 miles away from Pocahontas center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 34.6 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 Tazewell County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pocahontas topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pocahontas:

  • FMC - TWO VIRGINIAS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; BLUEFIELD, WV)
  • BLUEFIELD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; BLUEFIELD, WV)
  • WESTWOOD HLTH CARE CNTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BLUEFIELD, VA)
  • ST LUKES HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BLUEFIELD, WV)
  • MAPLES NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BLUEFIELD, WV)
  • CHURCH LANE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 13 miles away; PRINCETON, WV)
  • PRINCETON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PRINCETON, WV)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pocahontas:

  • Concord University (about 21 miles; Athens, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,698)
  • Wytheville Community College (about 29 miles; Wytheville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,193)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 35 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)
  • New River Community College (about 39 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 3,007)
  • Radford University (about 46 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 9,426)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 51 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • King University (about 68 miles; Bristol, TN; FT enrollment: 2,472)
See full list of schools located in Pocahontas

Points of interest:

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Streams, rivers, and creeks: Coal Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Pocahontas: Pocahontas Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Charles S. Minter, Jr. - US Navy vice admiral, Zollie Toth - Football player.

Tazewell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pocahontas and their reported violations in the past:

POCAHONTAS WATER SYSTEM (Serves WV, Population served: 1,933, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-02-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-05-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-04-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2014. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-04-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 47 regular monitoring violations
  • 13 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

54.5%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.1%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Banks with branches in Pocahontas (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Pocahontas Branch at 101 W Water St, branch established on 1966/03/10. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Pocahontas:

Marital status in Pocahontas, VA
  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 39.4%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 16.0%
  • Divorced: 21.2%

For population 25 years and over in Pocahontas:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 78.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Virginia average:

12.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pocahontas, VA (based on Tazewell County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,57174
Mainline Protestant6,23158
Other9465
Catholic2143
Black Protestant531
None28,063-
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: 9
Here:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Tazewell County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
This county:

9.83 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Tazewell County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Tazewell County:

30.0%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.5%
Virginia:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.7%
State:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.9%
Virginia:

48.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.3
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.3%
Virginia:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Pocahontas:

18.5%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pocahontas:

38.3%
Virginia:

33.5%

General health condition:
Pocahontas:

51.5%
Virginia:

57.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Pocahontas:

83.4%
State:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pocahontas, VA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 2$5,115$30,6902$2,166
Solid Waste Management 2$4,142$24,8520$0
Financial Administration 1$3,301$39,6120$0
Sewerage 0$0 2$1,476
Totals for Government 5$12,558$30,1394$3,642

Pocahontas government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $111,000 ($314.45)
    Electric Utilities: $53,000 ($150.14)
    Financial Administration: $37,000 ($104.82)
    Police Protection: $25,000 ($70.82)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($19.83)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $5,000 ($14.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $137,000 ($388.10)

Pocahontas government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($14.16)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $12,000 ($33.99)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $292,000 ($827.20)
  • Tax - Property: $36,000 ($101.98)
    Public Utilities Sales: $26,000 ($73.65)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $22,000 ($62.32)
    Other: $5,000 ($14.16)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($8.50)

Pocahontas government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $821,000 ($2325.78)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $821,000 ($2325.78)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $30,000 ($84.99)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $30,000 ($84.99)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $5,000 ($14.16)

Pocahontas government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,000 ($84.99)

3.96% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,184 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.96%
Virginia average:

9.50%

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 Mercer County, WV  0.88% ($42,453 average AGI)
from Buchanan County, VA  0.45% ($37,633)
from Russell County, VA  0.42% ($35,982)


5.03% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,602 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.03%
Virginia average:

9.76%

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 Mercer County, WV  0.93% ($33,198 average AGI)
to Russell County, VA  0.46% ($39,984)
to Buchanan County, VA  0.28% ($30,579)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pocahontas:

  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHIS (1440 AM; 5 kW; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WELC (1150 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELCH, WV; Owner: POCAHONTAS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTZE (1470 AM; daytime; 5 kW; TAZEWELL, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKEZ (1240 AM; 1 kW; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAMN (1050 AM; 1 kW; GREEN VALLEY, WV; Owner: WAMN, INC.)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WYRV (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CEDAR BLUFF, VA; Owner: FAITH CHRISTIAN MUSIC BROADCASTING MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pocahontas:

  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHKX (106.3 FM; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKOY-FM (100.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPIB (91.1 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WSTG (95.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLS-FM (99.5 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WMEV-FM (93.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHQX (107.7 FM; CEDAR BLUFF, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WOLD-FM (102.5 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: EMERALD SOUND, INC.)
  • WVTR (91.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WELC-FM (102.9 FM; WELCH, WV; Owner: POCAHONTAS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WGTH-FM (105.5 FM; RICHLANDS, VA; Owner: HIGH KNOB BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WPIN-FM (91.5 FM; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WPSK-FM (107.1 FM; PULASKI, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKQY (100.1 FM; TAZEWELL, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPMW (92.7 FM; MULLENS, WV; Owner: CASTLE ROCK INVESTMENTS, L.L.C.)
  • WBRF (98.1 FM; GALAX, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pocahontas:

  • WVVA (Channel 6; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: WVVA TELEVISON, INC.)
  • WLFB (Channel 40; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: LIVING FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)

Pocahontas fatal accident list:

Nov 12, 1986 05:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 25.5mTotal length
  • $526,000Total costs
  • 19,875Total average daily traffic
  • 236Total average daily truck traffic
  • 49,256Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Pocahontas, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Pocahontas, VA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Edward G Roach, 2032 Peel Chestnut Road (Va10378-S) (Lat: 37.329306 Lon: -81.354361), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Sba Towers Ii LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 2032 Peel Chestnut Road (Va10378-S) (Lat: 37.329306 Lon: -81.354361), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 51185 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Sba Towers Ii LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Center St & Wright Hill (Lat: 37.310389 Lon: -81.358167), Call Sign: KCY600,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5000 MHz, Grant Date: 08/09/2013, Expiration Date: 06/28/2023, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Center St & Wright Hill (Lat: 37.310389 Lon: -81.358167), Call Sign: WYK269, Licensee ID: L00098654,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.3200 MHz, 39.5400 MHz, Grant Date: 11/17/1998, Expiration Date: 02/02/2004, Cancellation Date: 04/17/2004, Registrant: Pocahontas, Town Of, Pocahontas, VA 24635
  • Rt 644 6 Mi W (Lat: 37.290667 Lon: -81.357611), Call Sign: KNBF222,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.175 MHz, Grant Date: 07/09/2011, Expiration Date: 09/24/2021, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N4ADB, Licensee ID: L00794351, Grant Date: 02/27/2018, Expiration Date: 03/17/2028, Registrant: Thomas A French Jr, Pocahontas, VA 24635

Most common first names in Pocahontas, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2768.5 years
John2372.1 years
William1873.3 years
Mary1672.8 years
Charles1569.1 years
Robert1367.7 years
Elizabeth978.7 years
Margaret880.6 years
Henry774.8 years
George780.4 years
Most common last names in Pocahontas, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1080.5 years
Haga874.3 years
Lester877.7 years
Boone876.0 years
Davis770.7 years
Harold758.6 years
Carter674.8 years
Jackson683.0 years
Smith668.8 years
Franklin659.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pocahontas, VA
  • 53.2%Electricity
  • 23.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pocahontas, VA
  • 60.3%Electricity
  • 20.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.3%Wood
  • 7.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Other fuel


Pocahontas compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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