Tunnelton, WV 26444 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26444: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tunnelton, WV 26444

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 49
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,248
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Preston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.334, Longitude -79.761
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Tunnelton, WV 26444 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,511
Population in Households 3,510
Population in Familes 2,931
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 53
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 1,409
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,014
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,588 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,166 (73.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 243 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 179 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $78,428
Average Home Value $104,996


Median Household Income $37,618
Average Household Income $48,445
Per Capita Income $19,447
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.11%
Households 0.19% 0.09%
Families 0.0% -0.02%
Median Household Income   -0.35%
Per Capita Income   1.03%
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.

Tunnelton, WV 26444 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26444 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 # 133 80th
Population Density1 # 315 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 344 48th
Median Household Income # 381 43rd
Per Capita Income # 447 33rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.