Alkol, WV 25501 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25501: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alkol, WV 25501

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 6
  • Single Family Addresses: 405
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Lincoln County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.17, Longitude -81.996
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Alkol, WV 25501 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,457
Population in Households 1,439
Population in Familes 1,180
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 34
Diversity Index2 2


Total Households 602
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 406
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 668 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 466 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 136 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $72,857
Average Home Value $94,152


Median Household Income $37,053
Average Household Income $46,387
Per Capita Income $19,370
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.29%
Households 0.11% 0.2%
Families -0.12% 0.05%
Median Household Income   -0.93%
Per Capita Income   0.65%
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.

Alkol, WV 25501 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25501 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 # 262 61st
Population Density1 # 418 37th
Diversity Index2 # 615 8th
Median Household Income # 403 40th
Per Capita Income # 452 32nd

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