Proctor, WV 26055 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 26055: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Proctor, WV 26055

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 31
  • Single Family Addresses: 730
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Marshall County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.72, Longitude -80.752
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26055 has segments in 2 Counties (Marshall, Wetzel).

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Proctor, WV 26055 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,140
Population in Households 2,127
Population in Familes 1,798
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 850
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 625
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,089 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 699 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 151 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 239 (21.9%)
Median Home Value $76,500
Average Home Value $107,403


Median Household Income $40,442
Average Household Income $52,400
Per Capita Income $20,916
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% -0.2%
Households 0.21% -0.07%
Families 0.05% -0.16%
Median Household Income   -0.13%
Per Capita Income   1.05%
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.

Proctor, WV 26055 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26055 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 # 199 70th
Population Density1 # 519 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 469 30th
Median Household Income # 215 68th
Per Capita Income # 326 51st

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