Sistersville, WV 26175 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26175: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sistersville, WV 26175

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 103
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,371
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Tyler County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.557, Longitude -80.998
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sistersville, WV 26175 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,347
Population in Households 3,286
Population in Familes 2,636
Population in Group Qrtrs 61
Population Density1 71
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 1,395
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 925
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,739 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,080 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 315 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 344 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $83,968
Average Home Value $103,310


Median Household Income $39,231
Average Household Income $49,980
Per Capita Income $21,130
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.42%
Households 0.24% 0.45%
Families 0.02% 0.32%
Median Household Income   -0.33%
Per Capita Income   0.71%
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.

Sistersville, WV 26175 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26175 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 # 139 79th
Population Density1 # 265 60th
Diversity Index2 # 417 37th
Median Household Income # 281 58th
Per Capita Income # 311 53rd

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