Alma, WV 26320 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26320: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alma, WV 26320

Acceptable Alternative
Wilbur, WV 26320

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 15
  • Single Family Addresses: 317
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Tyler County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.425, Longitude -80.827
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Alma, WV 26320 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,664
Population in Households 1,663
Population in Familes 1,380
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 697
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 481
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,047 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 583 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 114 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 350 (33.4%)
Median Home Value $91,864
Average Home Value $137,436


Median Household Income $39,237
Average Household Income $50,880
Per Capita Income $21,314
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.84% 0.96%
Households 0.95% 1.04%
Families 0.75% 0.94%
Median Household Income   -0.21%
Per Capita Income   0.86%
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.

Alma, WV 26320 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26320 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 # 244 64th
Population Density1 # 520 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 515 21st
Median Household Income # 279 58th
Per Capita Income # 296 56th

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