West Columbia, WV 25287 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25287: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Columbia, WV 25287

Acceptable Alternative
Lakin, WV 25287

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • Single Family Addresses: 258
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Mason County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.931, Longitude -82.073
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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West Columbia, WV 25287 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,250
Population in Households 984
Population in Familes 816
Population in Group Qrtrs 266
Population Density1 56
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 293
Average Household Size 3.36
Family Households 207
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 336 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 233 (69.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $79,615
Average Home Value $105,043


Median Household Income $38,211
Average Household Income $56,191
Per Capita Income $16,866
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% -0.1%
Households -0.38% -0.27%
Families -0.53% -0.39%
Median Household Income   0.2%
Per Capita Income   0.73%
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.

West Columbia, WV 25287 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25287 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 # 288 57th
Population Density1 # 305 54th
Diversity Index2 # 105 84th
Median Household Income # 354 47th
Per Capita Income # 588 12th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.