Elizabeth, WV 26143 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26143: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elizabeth, WV 26143

Acceptable Alternative
Hughes River, WV 26143
Limestone Hill, WV 26143
Limestone Hl, WV 26143
Newark, WV 26143
Spring Valley, WV 26143
Standing Stone, WV 26143
Stndg Stone, WV 26143

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 88
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,518
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Wirt County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.062, Longitude -81.4
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26143 has segments in 4 Counties (Jackson, Ritchie, Wirt, Wood).

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Elizabeth, WV 26143 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,514
Population in Households 4,514
Population in Familes 3,723
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 1,901
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,328
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,532 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,494 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 407 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 631 (24.9%)
Median Home Value $81,738
Average Home Value $103,096


Median Household Income $38,615
Average Household Income $49,078
Per Capita Income $20,668
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.6%
Households 0.68% 0.64%
Families 0.48% 0.54%
Median Household Income   -0.91%
Per Capita Income   0.46%
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.

Elizabeth, WV 26143 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26143 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 # 114 83rd
Population Density1 # 403 40th
Diversity Index2 # 465 30th
Median Household Income # 332 50th
Per Capita Income # 344 48th

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