Walker, WV 26180 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26180: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Walker, WV 26180

Acceptable Alternative
Freeport, WV 26180

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 16
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,008
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Wood County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.182, Longitude -81.368
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26180 has segments in 2 Counties (Wirt, Wood).

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Walker, WV 26180 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,461
Population in Households 2,403
Population in Familes 2,029
Population in Group Qrtrs 58
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 979
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 723
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,165 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 834 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 145 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 186 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $102,688
Average Home Value $122,182


Median Household Income $40,832
Average Household Income $49,091
Per Capita Income $19,913
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.19% -0.05%
Households -0.28% -0.08%
Families -0.44% -0.19%
Median Household Income   -0.84%
Per Capita Income   0.43%
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.

Walker, WV 26180 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26180 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 # 178 73rd
Population Density1 # 393 41st
Diversity Index2 # 328 50th
Median Household Income # 203 70th
Per Capita Income # 419 37th

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