Newell, WV 26050 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26050: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newell, WV 26050

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 61
  • Single Family Addresses: 558
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3
  • County: Hancock County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.612, Longitude -80.601
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Newell, WV 26050 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,510
Daytime Population: Workers 804
Daytime Population: Residents 883
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,687
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 1,510
Population in Familes 1,164
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 464
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $31,492
Average Household Income $41,496
Per Capita Income $17,368


Total Housing Units 712 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 393 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 239 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $61,620
Average Home Value $62,532


Total Households 632
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 399
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 0.46% 0.08%
Households 0.44% 0.06%
Families 0.21% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.05%
Per Capita Income   1.47%

Newell, WV 26050 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26050 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 # 248 63rd
Population Density # 81 88th
Diversity Index # 150 77th
Median Household Income # 584 12th
Per Capita Income # 589 11th

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