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Oceana is a town in Wyoming County.

The latitude of Oceana is 37.691N. The longitude is -81.624W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,263 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,550.


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$19,273
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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5% of Oceana residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oceana ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oceana was $11,925, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Oceana residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Oceana, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $151.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $667.


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Wyoming County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oceana political report.

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The average commute time for Oceana workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Oceana, WV

Pros: Close to shopping, friendly people, happening place...

Cons: Drugs.

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