Weirton, WV 26062 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26062: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Weirton, WV 26062

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 875
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,655
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 351
  • County: Hancock County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.416, Longitude -80.563
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26062 has segments in 2 Counties (Brooke, Hancock).

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Weirton, WV 26062 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 21,689
Population in Households 21,522
Population in Familes 16,810
Population in Group Qrtrs 167
Population Density1 811
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 9,575
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 5,984
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,513 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,319 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,256 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 938 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $90,815
Average Home Value $116,158


Median Household Income $41,120
Average Household Income $55,807
Per Capita Income $24,763
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% -0.11%
Households -0.29% -0.18%
Families -0.53% -0.33%
Median Household Income   0.06%
Per Capita Income   0.86%
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.

Weirton, WV 26062 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26062 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 # 12 98th
Population Density1 # 50 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 90 87th
Median Household Income # 197 71st
Per Capita Income # 100 85th

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