Clarksburg, WV 26301 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 26301: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Clarksburg, WV 26301

Acceptable Alternative
Country Club, WV 26301
Dawmont, WV 26301
Laurel Park, WV 26301
Laurel Valley, WV 26301
Nutter Fort, WV 26301
Stonewood, WV 26301

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 984
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,542
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 702
  • County: Harrison County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.276, Longitude -80.339
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Clarksburg, WV 26301 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 30,703
Population in Households 30,274
Population in Familes 23,230
Population in Group Qrtrs 429
Population Density1 391
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 13,072
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 7,957
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,530 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,175 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,897 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,458 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $86,065
Average Home Value $108,324


Median Household Income $34,702
Average Household Income $46,862
Per Capita Income $20,194
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.14%
Households 0.14% 0.08%
Families -0.12% -0.08%
Median Household Income   0.27%
Per Capita Income   0.76%
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.

Clarksburg, WV 26301 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26301 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 # 7 99th
Population Density1 # 88 87th
Diversity Index2 # 85 87th
Median Household Income # 474 29th
Per Capita Income # 393 41st

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