Creston, WV 26141 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26141: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Creston, WV 26141

Acceptable Alternative
Annamoriah, WV 26141

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 4
  • Single Family Addresses: 229
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Wirt County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.962, Longitude -81.258
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26141 has segments in 2 Counties (Calhoun, Wirt).

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Creston, WV 26141 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 521
Population in Households 517
Population in Familes 408
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 14
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 230
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 149
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 339 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 174 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 109 (32.2%)
Median Home Value $68,085
Average Home Value $83,764


Median Household Income $33,699
Average Household Income $45,853
Per Capita Income $20,345
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.34%
Households 0.64% 0.52%
Families 0.44% 0.4%
Median Household Income   -0.84%
Per Capita Income   0.79%
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.

Creston, WV 26141 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26141 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 # 456 32nd
Population Density1 # 576 14th
Diversity Index2 # 373 43rd
Median Household Income # 494 26th
Per Capita Income # 376 44th

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