Crab Orchard, WV 25827 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25827: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Crab Orchard, WV 25827

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 84
  • Single Family Addresses: 540
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Raleigh County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.736, Longitude -81.231
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Crab Orchard, WV 25827 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,320
Population in Households 3,318
Population in Familes 2,762
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 366
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 1,368
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 945
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,530 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,070 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 298 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 162 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $93,322
Average Home Value $104,813


Median Household Income $42,574
Average Household Income $53,248
Per Capita Income $21,948
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.83% 0.54%
Households 0.81% 0.48%
Families 0.57% 0.36%
Median Household Income   -0.72%
Per Capita Income   0.67%
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.

Crab Orchard, WV 25827 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25827 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 # 140 79th
Population Density1 # 92 86th
Diversity Index2 # 330 51st
Median Household Income # 155 77th
Per Capita Income # 239 64th

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