Bancroft is located in west West Virginia. Bancroft is part of Putnam County. Bancroft has 0.14 square miles of land area and 0.01 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Bancroft population is 534, which has grown 45.50% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 2.52% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Bancroft median household income is $36,518 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 26.65% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 40.01% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Bancroft median house value is $90,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 29.06% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 37.64% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Bancroft is much better than the state average in quality. The Bancroft area code is 304.