Bowden, WV 26254 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26254: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bowden, WV 26254

Acceptable Alternative
Wymer, WV 26254

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • Single Family Addresses: 162
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Randolph County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.893, Longitude -79.619
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26254 has segments in 2 Counties (Randolph, Tucker).

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Bowden, WV 26254 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 475
Population in Households 472
Population in Familes 382
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 5
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 215
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 145
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 409 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 165 (40.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 194 (47.4%)
Median Home Value $122,143
Average Home Value $150,909


Median Household Income $38,705
Average Household Income $51,619
Per Capita Income $23,480
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.25%
Households 0.15% 0.19%
Families 0.0% 0.14%
Median Household Income   -0.35%
Per Capita Income   0.82%
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.

Bowden, WV 26254 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26254 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 # 476 29th
Population Density1 # 638 4th
Diversity Index2 # 388 41st
Median Household Income # 323 52nd
Per Capita Income # 149 78th

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