Morgantown, WV 26505 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26505: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Morgantown, WV 26505

Acceptable Alternative
Booth, WV 26505
Everettville, WV 26505
Star City, WV 26505

Not Acceptable, USPS
Sabraton, WV 26505

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,360
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,753
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,822
  • County: Monongalia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.636, Longitude -79.951
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Morgantown, WV 26505 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 39,914
Population in Households 34,005
Population in Familes 13,228
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,909
Population Density1 3,455
Diversity Index2 29
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 16,814
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 4,883
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 18,050 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,354 (24.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,460 (69.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,236 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $179,945
Average Home Value $207,729
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,994
Average Household Income $46,269
Per Capita Income $21,276
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.49% 1.46%
Households 1.49% 1.58%
Families 0.8% 1.18%
Median Household Income   -0.2%
Per Capita Income   0.59%
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.

Morgantown, WV 26505 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26505 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 # 3 100th
Population Density1 # 7 99th
Diversity Index2 # 32 95th
Median Household Income # 614 8th
Per Capita Income # 299 55th

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