Fort Gay, WV 25514 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25514: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Gay, WV 25514

Acceptable Alternative
Glenhayes, WV 25514

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 49
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,113
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 10
  • County: Wayne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.118, Longitude -82.597
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fort Gay, WV 25514 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,529
Population in Households 3,529
Population in Familes 2,972
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 74
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 1,456
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,027
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,602 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,021 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 435 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 146 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $72,946
Average Home Value $93,193


Median Household Income $28,473
Average Household Income $40,811
Per Capita Income $16,838
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.18%
Households 0.7% 0.31%
Families 0.52% 0.17%
Median Household Income   -1.51%
Per Capita Income   0.35%
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.

Fort Gay, WV 25514 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25514 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 # 131 80th
Population Density1 # 260 61st
Diversity Index2 # 502 25th
Median Household Income # 599 10th
Per Capita Income # 591 11th

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