Bancroft, West Virginia Population 2024

380

Bancroft is a city located in Putnam County West Virginia. Bancroft has a 2024 population of 380. Bancroft is currently declining at a rate of -0.52% annually and its population has decreased by -2.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 388 in 2020.

The average household income in Bancroft is $80,963 with a poverty rate of 14.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bancroft is 29.8 years, 27.9 years for males, and 34.5 years for females.

Bancroft Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bancroft was:

  • White: 94.42%
  • Other race: 4.72%
  • Two or more races: 0.86%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,740.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.06% (-8)
The current population of Bancroft, West Virginia is 380 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 388.

Bancroft, West Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White44094.42%
Other race224.72%
Two or more races40.86%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bancroft Population by Race

Bancroft Population Pyramid 2024

Bancroft Median Age

29.8

Total

27.9

Male

34.5

Female

Bancroft Adults

There are 410 adults, (85 of whom are seniors) in Bancroft.

Bancroft Age Dependency

43.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bancroft Sex Ratio

Female18439.48%
Male28260.52%

Bancroft Population by Age

Bancroft Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1952.398119
Married712.7283.116.9
Male592.6491.58.5
Non Family501.347624
Female153.3346.753.3

2.7

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

81.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bancroft Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade164.02%
Associates Degree174.27%
Bachelors Degree92.26%
Graduate Degree61.51%
High School Graduate28471.36%
Less Than 9th Grade184.52%
Some College4812.06%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bancroft Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bancroft Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White38636013
Other Race800
Hispanic800
2+ Races442

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50%.

Bancroft Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$68,182$68,561$29,063
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$68,078$68,438$33,167
Some College$88,333$0$88,438

$68,078

Average Earnings

$68,438

Average Male

$33,167

Average Female

Bancroft Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bancroft Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bancroft Language

95.81% of Bancroft residents speak only English, while 4.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.53% of the population.

Bancroft Language

Bancroft Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4405211.82%
Other221463.64%
Hispanic221463.64%

14.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.35%

Male Poverty Rate

18.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bancroft

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bancroft is Other, with 63.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bancroft is White, with 11.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.26%.

Bancroft Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50%
High School6.69%
Some College4.62%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Bancroft Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.5%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Bancroft Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bancroft Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$86,659
Households$80,417$80,963
Married Families$65,250$-999,999,999
Non Families-$59,318

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bancroft Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Bancroft Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bancroft Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bancroft Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bancroft Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

44

Number of Veterans

36

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam21
First Gulf War4
Second Gulf War3
Korea3
World War II0

Bancroft Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7415
75+15
35 to 548
18 to 343
55 to 643

Bancroft Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4411.28%

Bancroft Veterans by Race

Bancroft Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bancroft Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

0.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bancroft Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bancroft Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bancroft Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

84.12%

Born in Bancroft

98.28%

Native Born

1.72%

Foreign Born

1.72%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.28% of Bancroft residents were born in the United States, with 84.12% having been born in West Virginia. 1.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bancroft Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029370-2-0.54%
2028372-2-0.53%
2027374-2-0.53%
2026376-2-0.53%
2025378-2-0.53%
2024380-2-0.52%
2023382-2-0.52%
2022384-2-0.52%
2021386-2-0.52%
2020388-207-34.79%
2019595-1-0.17%
201859600%
201759610.17%
2016595-2-0.34%
201559710.17%
201459610.17%
201359500%
201259540.68%
201159161.03%
201058500%

Bancroft Population by Year