Ghent, WV 25843 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25843: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ghent, WV 25843

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 31
  • Single Family Addresses: 153
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Raleigh County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.616, Longitude -81.098
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Ghent, WV 25843 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,034
Population in Households 1,033
Population in Familes 878
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 54
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 441
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 318
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 690 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 375 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 ( 9.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 249 (36.1%)
Median Home Value $127,188
Average Home Value $203,333


Median Household Income $46,322
Average Household Income $62,712
Per Capita Income $26,761
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.83% 0.5%
Households 0.78% 0.54%
Families 0.62% 0.37%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
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.

Ghent, WV 25843 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25843 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 # 325 51st
Population Density1 # 309 54th
Diversity Index2 # 429 36th
Median Household Income # 97 86th
Per Capita Income # 48 93rd

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