Marlinton, WV 24954 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24954: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Marlinton, WV 24954

Acceptable Alternative
Minehaha Spgs, WV 24954
Minnehaha Springs, WV 24954

Not Acceptable, USPS
Minnehaha, WV 24954

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 179
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,623
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 15
  • County: Pocahontas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.212, Longitude -80.056
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Marlinton, WV 24954 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,062
Daytime Population: Workers 889
Daytime Population: Residents 2,385
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,274
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 3,983
Population in Familes 3,013
Population in Group Qrtrs 79
Population Density2 10
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $34,395
Average Household Income $47,135
Per Capita Income $20,367


Total Housing Units 3,152 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,292 (41.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 436 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,424 (45.2%)
Median Home Value $128,030
Average Home Value $157,334


Total Households 1,728
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 1,059
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.12% -0.29%
Households -0.28% -0.38%
Families -0.51% -0.52%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Marlinton, WV 24954 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24954 to the other 663 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 125 81st
Population Density # 611 8th
Diversity Index # 246 63rd
Median Household Income # 521 22nd
Per Capita Income # 453 32nd

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