Short Creek, WV 26058 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26058: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Short Creek, WV 26058

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 2
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Brooke County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.185, Longitude -80.675
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Short Creek, WV 26058 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 187
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 109
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 109
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 186
Population in Familes 155
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 2,619
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $42,338
Average Household Income $55,880
Per Capita Income $21,850


Total Housing Units 81 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59 (72.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $60,294
Average Home Value $80,932


Total Households 73
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 51
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 0.3% -0.11%
Households 0.38% -0.28%
Families 0.27% -0.4%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Short Creek, WV 26058 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26058 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 # 568 14th
Population Density # 10 99th
Diversity Index # 581 13th
Median Household Income # 197 70th
Per Capita Income # 333 50th

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