Smithers, WV 25186 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25186: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Smithers, WV 25186

Acceptable Alternative
Longacre, WV 25186

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 32
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.182, Longitude -81.309
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Smithers, WV 25186 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 794
Population in Households 794
Population in Familes 569
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,688
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 401
Average Household Size 1.98
Family Households 217
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 478 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 220 (46.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 181 (37.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $66,892
Average Home Value $102,614


Median Household Income $29,974
Average Household Income $41,776
Per Capita Income $21,099
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.04% -0.1%
Households 0.08% -0.1%
Families -0.22% -0.19%
Median Household Income   -0.94%
Per Capita Income   0.16%
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.

Smithers, WV 25186 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25186 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 # 371 44th
Population Density1 # 25 96th
Diversity Index2 # 51 92nd
Median Household Income # 576 14th
Per Capita Income # 314 53rd

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