Big Springs, WV 26137 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26137: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Big Springs, WV 26137

Acceptable Alternative
Nobe, WV 26137
Tanner, WV 26137

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2
  • Single Family Addresses: 386
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Calhoun County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.003, Longitude -81.074
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26137 has segments in 3 Counties (Calhoun, Gilmer, Ritchie).

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Big Springs, WV 26137 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 497
Population in Households 497
Population in Familes 405
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 18
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 210
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 143
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 162 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (23.4%)
Median Home Value $84,091
Average Home Value $92,130


Median Household Income $38,873
Average Household Income $51,111
Per Capita Income $21,596
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% -0.04%
Households 0.39% 0.1%
Families 0.23% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.3%
Per Capita Income   1.08%
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.

Big Springs, WV 26137 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26137 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 # 467 30th
Population Density1 # 546 18th
Diversity Index2 # 273 59th
Median Household Income # 305 54th
Per Capita Income # 268 60th

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