Volga, WV 26238 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26238: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Volga, WV 26238

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 8
  • Single Family Addresses: 360
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Barbour County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.068, Longitude -80.122
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26238 has segments in 3 Counties (Barbour, Harrison, Upshur).

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Volga, WV 26238 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,365
Daytime Population: Workers 49
Daytime Population: Residents 848
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 897
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 1,361
Population in Familes 1,141
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 32
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $42,194
Average Household Income $53,360
Per Capita Income $20,890


Total Housing Units 657 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 455 (69.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 78 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 124 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $92,217
Average Home Value $128,077


Total Households 533
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 387
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 0.34% 0.31%
Households 0.24% 0.22%
Families 0.11% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Volga, WV 26238 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26238 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 # 260 61st
Population Density # 434 35th
Diversity Index # 291 56th
Median Household Income # 203 70th
Per Capita Income # 410 38th

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