Valley Head, WV 26294 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26294: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Valley Head, WV 26294

Acceptable Alternative
Mingo, WV 26294

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 13
  • Single Family Addresses: 185
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Randolph County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.499, Longitude -80.054
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26294 has segments in 2 Counties (Pocahontas, Randolph).

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Valley Head, WV 26294 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 649
Population in Households 649
Population in Familes 525
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 2


Total Households 293
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 197
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 514 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 241 (46.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (10.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 221 (43.0%)
Median Home Value $85,448
Average Home Value $159,855


Median Household Income $36,495
Average Household Income $59,061
Per Capita Income $26,664
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.28%
Households 0.22% 0.2%
Families 0.0% 0.1%
Median Household Income   -0.83%
Per Capita Income   0.97%
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.

Valley Head, WV 26294 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26294 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 # 418 38th
Population Density1 # 621 7th
Diversity Index2 # 612 8th
Median Household Income # 420 37th
Per Capita Income # 51 92nd

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