Helvetia, WV 26224 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26224: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Helvetia, WV 26224

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 12
  • Single Family Addresses: 69
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Randolph County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.896, Longitude -79.849
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26224 has segments in 2 Counties (Randolph, Upshur).

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Helvetia, WV 26224 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 134
Daytime Population: Workers 24
Daytime Population: Residents 79
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 103
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 134
Population in Familes 114
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $43,556
Average Household Income $53,737
Per Capita Income $24,462


Total Housing Units 115 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 51 (44.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 ( 8.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (47.0%)
Median Home Value $94,231
Average Home Value $116,176


Total Households 61
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 44
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.42% 0.15%
Households 0.23% 0.33%
Families 0.32% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

Helvetia, WV 26224 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26224 to the other 663 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 589 11th
Population Density # 636 4th
Diversity Index # 277 59th
Median Household Income # 164 75th
Per Capita Income # 142 79th

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