Belington, WV 26250 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26250: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Belington, WV 26250

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 110
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,811
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 34
  • County: Barbour County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.027, Longitude -79.941
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26250 has segments in 2 Counties (Barbour, Randolph).

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Belington, WV 26250 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,272
Population in Households 6,161
Population in Familes 5,129
Population in Group Qrtrs 111
Population Density1 54
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 2,444
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 1,763
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,967 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,908 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 536 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 523 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $100,510
Average Home Value $118,147


Median Household Income $35,610
Average Household Income $43,660
Per Capita Income $17,303
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.33%
Households 0.49% 0.33%
Families 0.32% 0.2%
Median Household Income   -0.25%
Per Capita Income   0.66%
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.

Belington, WV 26250 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26250 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 # 85 87th
Population Density1 # 310 54th
Diversity Index2 # 375 44th
Median Household Income # 445 33rd
Per Capita Income # 576 14th

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