Webster Springs, WV 26288 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26288: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Webster Springs, WV 26288

Acceptable Alternative
Curtin, WV 26288
Parcoal, WV 26288
Webster Spgs, WV 26288

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 108
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,620
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 23
  • County: Webster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.497, Longitude -80.369
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Webster Springs, WV 26288 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,117
Population in Households 3,100
Population in Familes 2,466
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 18
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 1,338
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 866
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,252 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 949 (42.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 389 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 914 (40.6%)
Median Home Value $80,050
Average Home Value $119,073


Median Household Income $29,105
Average Household Income $42,293
Per Capita Income $18,244
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.79% -1.08%
Households -0.88% -1.13%
Families -1.08% -1.23%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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.

Webster Springs, WV 26288 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26288 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 # 146 78th
Population Density1 # 531 20th
Diversity Index2 # 477 28th
Median Household Income # 608 8th
Per Capita Income # 567 15th

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