Foster, WV 25081 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25081: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Foster, WV 25081

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 17
  • Single Family Addresses: 363
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Boone County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.093, Longitude -81.773
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Foster, WV 25081 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,448
Daytime Population: Workers 342
Daytime Population: Residents 930
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,272
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 1,445
Population in Familes 1,222
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 121
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $49,687
Average Household Income $60,138
Per Capita Income $22,497


Total Housing Units 554 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 411 (74.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 130 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 2.3%)
Median Home Value $98,580
Average Home Value $115,998


Total Households 541
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 396
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 0.64% -0.01%
Households 0.52% -0.11%
Families 0.35% -0.25%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   1.98%

Foster, WV 25081 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25081 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 # 251 62nd
Population Density # 179 73rd
Diversity Index # 375 45th
Median Household Income # 78 88th
Per Capita Income # 270 59th

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