Minden, WV 25879 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25879: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Minden, WV 25879

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 9
  • Single Family Addresses: 5
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.977, Longitude -81.119
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Minden, WV 25879 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 429
Population in Households 429
Population in Familes 341
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 123
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 182
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 120
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 214 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 138 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $75,532
Average Home Value $88,768


Median Household Income $36,481
Average Household Income $49,895
Per Capita Income $21,168
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.05%
Households 0.63% 0.11%
Families 0.41% 0.17%
Median Household Income   -0.05%
Per Capita Income   1.28%
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.

Minden, WV 25879 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25879 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 # 487 27th
Population Density1 # 183 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 87 87th
Median Household Income # 421 37th
Per Capita Income # 306 54th

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