Gary, WV 24836 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24836: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gary, WV 24836

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 15
  • Single Family Addresses: 3
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: McDowell County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.36, Longitude -81.553
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Gary, WV 24836 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 254
Population in Households 224
Population in Familes 178
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density1 1,242
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 66
Average Household Size 3.39
Family Households 43
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 82 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $34,375
Average Home Value $45,909


Median Household Income $26,395
Average Household Income $32,797
Per Capita Income $10,462
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.68% -0.64%
Households -0.48% -0.61%
Families -0.37% -0.95%
Median Household Income   -0.01%
Per Capita Income   0.0%
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.

Gary, WV 24836 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24836 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 # 544 18th
Population Density1 # 32 95th
Diversity Index2 # 18 97th
Median Household Income # 619 7th
Per Capita Income # 643 4th

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