Cairo, WV 26337 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26337: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cairo, WV 26337

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 22
  • Single Family Addresses: 497
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Ritchie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.236, Longitude -81.15
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Cairo, WV 26337 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,144
Population in Households 1,144
Population in Familes 940
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 17
Diversity Index2 2


Total Households 477
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 329
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 726 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 390 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 249 (34.3%)
Median Home Value $84,314
Average Home Value $104,872


Median Household Income $37,857
Average Household Income $45,644
Per Capita Income $19,032
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.81% -0.71%
Households -0.85% -0.77%
Families -1.03% -0.87%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   1.42%
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.

Cairo, WV 26337 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26337 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 # 304 55th
Population Density1 # 550 17th
Diversity Index2 # 622 7th
Median Household Income # 372 44th
Per Capita Income # 478 28th

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