Masontown, WV 26542 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26542: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Masontown, WV 26542

Acceptable Alternative
Cascade, WV 26542

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 60
  • Single Family Addresses: 646
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Preston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.582, Longitude -79.799
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26542 has segments in 2 Counties (Monongalia, Preston).


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Masontown, WV 26542 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,436
Population in Households 2,436
Population in Familes 1,977
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 111
Diversity Index2 5
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,028
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 698
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,172 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 825 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 203 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 144 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $110,875
Average Home Value $123,515
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,212
Average Household Income $54,754
Per Capita Income $23,106
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.11% 0.68%
Households 0.98% 0.61%
Families 0.83% 0.51%
Median Household Income   0.07%
Per Capita Income   1.01%
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.

Masontown, WV 26542 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26542 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 # 180 73rd
Population Density1 # 197 71st
Diversity Index2 # 400 40th
Median Household Income # 145 78th
Per Capita Income # 173 74th

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