Chester, WV 26034 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26034: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chester, WV 26034

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 176
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,987
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 84
  • County: Hancock County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.615, Longitude -80.562
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26034 has segments in 2 Counties (Beaver, Hancock).

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Chester, WV 26034 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,990
Daytime Population: Workers 1,475
Daytime Population: Residents 2,919
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,394
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 4,931
Population in Familes 3,875
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density2 314
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $37,599
Average Household Income $48,744
Per Capita Income $21,351


Total Housing Units 2,357 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,455 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 711 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 191 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $83,445
Average Home Value $114,347


Total Households 2,166
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,359
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.14% -0.1%
Households 0.13% -0.11%
Families -0.09% -0.24%
Median Household Income   0.53%
Per Capita Income   1.98%

Chester, WV 26034 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26034 to the other 663 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 105 84th
Population Density # 113 83rd
Diversity Index # 202 69th
Median Household Income # 433 35th
Per Capita Income # 371 44th

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