Princeton, WV 24739 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24739: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Princeton, WV 24739

Acceptable Alternative
Oakvale, WV 24739

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 182
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,730
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 42
  • County: Mercer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.33, Longitude -80.967
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Princeton, WV 24739 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,987
Population in Households 13,523
Population in Familes 10,946
Population in Group Qrtrs 464
Population Density1 109
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 5,943
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 3,981
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,423 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,398 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,545 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 480 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $102,945
Average Home Value $123,892


Median Household Income $40,586
Average Household Income $52,984
Per Capita Income $23,090
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.2%
Households 0.55% 0.3%
Families 0.34% 0.16%
Median Household Income   0.02%
Per Capita Income   0.94%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Princeton, WV 24739 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24739 to the other 666 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 30 96th
Population Density1 # 200 70th
Diversity Index2 # 126 81st
Median Household Income # 209 69th
Per Capita Income # 174 74th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.