Nimitz, WV 25978 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25978: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Nimitz, WV 25978

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 8
  • Single Family Addresses: 164
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Summers County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.626, Longitude -80.937
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Nimitz, WV 25978 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 480
Population in Households 480
Population in Familes 399
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 41
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 211
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 144
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 261 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 170 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $103,333
Average Home Value $147,206


Median Household Income $37,577
Average Household Income $49,649
Per Capita Income $21,825
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.33% -0.46%
Households -0.23% -0.38%
Families -0.44% -0.42%
Median Household Income   0.47%
Per Capita Income   1.03%
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.

Nimitz, WV 25978 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25978 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 # 474 29th
Population Density1 # 368 45th
Diversity Index2 # 370 45th
Median Household Income # 383 43rd
Per Capita Income # 247 63rd

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