Matewan, WV 25678 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25678: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Matewan, WV 25678

Acceptable Alternative
Blackberry City, WV 25678
Blckberry Cty, WV 25678
Lobata, WV 25678
Meador, WV 25678

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 38
  • Single Family Addresses: 475
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Mingo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.65, Longitude -82.126
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Matewan, WV 25678 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,652
Population in Households 4,652
Population in Familes 3,845
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 83
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 1,926
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,306
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,262 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,382 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 544 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 336 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $63,538
Average Home Value $75,253


Median Household Income $33,123
Average Household Income $46,062
Per Capita Income $19,070
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.37% -0.41%
Households -0.21% -0.3%
Families -0.41% -0.43%
Median Household Income   -0.66%
Per Capita Income   1.18%
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.

Matewan, WV 25678 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25678 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 # 110 84th
Population Density1 # 239 64th
Diversity Index2 # 185 72nd
Median Household Income # 512 23rd
Per Capita Income # 475 29th

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