Whitmer, WV 26296 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26296: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Whitmer, WV 26296

Acceptable Alternative
Job, WV 26296

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 2
  • Single Family Addresses: 0
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Randolph County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.864, Longitude -79.557
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Whitmer, WV 26296 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 269
Population in Households 269
Population in Familes 218
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 122
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 81
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 223 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 95 (42.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 (45.3%)
Median Home Value $118,478
Average Home Value $143,684


Median Household Income $39,393
Average Household Income $51,799
Per Capita Income $23,492
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.37%
Households 0.26% 0.33%
Families 0.0% 0.25%
Median Household Income   -0.33%
Per Capita Income   0.85%
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.

Whitmer, WV 26296 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26296 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 # 537 20th
Population Density1 # 646 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 358 45th
Median Household Income # 266 60th
Per Capita Income # 147 78th

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