New Martinsville, WV 26155 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26155: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Martinsville, WV 26155

Acceptable Alternative
N Martinsvlle, WV 26155

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 412
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,898
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 147
  • County: Wetzel County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.659, Longitude -80.862
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26155 has segments in 2 Counties (Tyler, Wetzel).

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New Martinsville, WV 26155 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,247
Population in Households 6,134
Population in Familes 4,825
Population in Group Qrtrs 113
Population Density1 429
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 2,763
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 1,770
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,110 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,898 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 865 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 347 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $91,678
Average Home Value $114,331


Median Household Income $35,900
Average Household Income $48,085
Per Capita Income $21,564
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% -0.33%
Households 0.34% -0.16%
Families 0.14% -0.27%
Median Household Income   0.24%
Per Capita Income   0.88%
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.

New Martinsville, WV 26155 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26155 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 # 87 87th
Population Density1 # 82 88th
Diversity Index2 # 264 61st
Median Household Income # 434 35th
Per Capita Income # 274 59th

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