Oceana, WV 24870 ZIP Code Profile

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Crany, WV | Hatcher, WV | Oceana, WV | Rollins Branch, WV

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ZIP Code 24870: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Oceana, WV 24870

Not Acceptable, USPS
Crany, WV 24870
Hatcher, WV 24870
Rollins Branch, WV 24870
Toneyfork, WV 24870

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 105
  • Single Family Addresses: 183
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 42
  • County: Wyoming County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.711, Longitude -81.604
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Oceana, WV 24870 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,498
Population in Households 3,498
Population in Familes 3,022
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 71
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 1,448
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,076
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,617 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,165 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 283 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 169 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $62,789
Average Home Value $85,365


Median Household Income $39,144
Average Household Income $51,006
Per Capita Income $21,114
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.48% -0.6%
Households -0.32% -0.52%
Families -0.47% -0.62%
Median Household Income   -0.34%
Per Capita Income   1.15%
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.

Oceana, WV 24870 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24870 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 # 134 80th
Population Density1 # 266 60th
Diversity Index2 # 413 39th
Median Household Income # 287 57th
Per Capita Income # 312 53rd

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