Bretz, WV 26524 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26524: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bretz, WV 26524

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1
  • Single Family Addresses: 45
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Preston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.541, Longitude -79.802
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Bretz, WV 26524 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 83
Daytime Population: Workers 9
Daytime Population: Residents 50
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 59
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 83
Population in Familes 62
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 7,905
Diversity Index3 2


Median Household Income $30,520
Average Household Income $39,079
Per Capita Income $13,654


Total Housing Units 33 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $87,500
Average Home Value $96,053


Total Households 29
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 17
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 7.54% 2.3%
Households 7.64% 2.62%
Families 7.59% 2.25%
Median Household Income   -1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

Bretz, WV 26524 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26524 to the other 663 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 614 8th
Population Density # 2 100th
Diversity Index # 614 7th
Median Household Income # 596 10th
Per Capita Income # 639 4th

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