Montrose, WV 26283 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26283: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Montrose, WV 26283

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 18
  • Single Family Addresses: 655
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Randolph County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.113, Longitude -79.784
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26283 has segments in 3 Counties (Barbour, Randolph, Tucker).

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Montrose, WV 26283 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,389
Population in Households 1,389
Population in Familes 1,167
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 19
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 576
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 417
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 738 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 505 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 ( 9.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 162 (22.0%)
Median Home Value $108,636
Average Home Value $150,990


Median Household Income $36,726
Average Household Income $48,362
Per Capita Income $20,055
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.17% -0.03%
Households -0.22% -0.07%
Families -0.34% -0.19%
Median Household Income   -0.67%
Per Capita Income   0.75%
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.

Montrose, WV 26283 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26283 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 # 271 59th
Population Density1 # 532 20th
Diversity Index2 # 558 17th
Median Household Income # 414 38th
Per Capita Income # 406 39th

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