Wayside, WV 24985 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24985: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wayside, WV 24985

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1
  • Single Family Addresses: 134
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Monroe County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.635, Longitude -80.702
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 24985 has segments in 2 Counties (Monroe, Summers).

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Wayside, WV 24985 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 355
Population in Households 339
Population in Familes 278
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 18
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 159
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 111
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 223 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 133 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (28.7%)
Median Home Value $122,321
Average Home Value $138,722


Median Household Income $38,637
Average Household Income $51,518
Per Capita Income $23,778
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.05% -0.06%
Households 0.1% 0.13%
Families 0.0% -0.18%
Median Household Income   0.31%
Per Capita Income   1.06%
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.

Wayside, WV 24985 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24985 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 # 506 24th
Population Density1 # 548 18th
Diversity Index2 # 131 80th
Median Household Income # 330 51st
Per Capita Income # 134 80th

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