Littleton, WV 26581 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26581: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Littleton, WV 26581

Acceptable Alternative
Knob Fork, WV 26581
Wileyville, WV 26581

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • Single Family Addresses: 394
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Wetzel County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.666, Longitude -80.576
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Littleton, WV 26581 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 790
Population in Households 790
Population in Familes 670
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 15
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 313
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 229
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 419 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 269 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 (25.3%)
Median Home Value $89,607
Average Home Value $147,119


Median Household Income $38,681
Average Household Income $50,499
Per Capita Income $20,008
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.12% -0.36%
Households 0.1% -0.19%
Families -0.07% -0.35%
Median Household Income   -0.06%
Per Capita Income   1.2%
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.

Littleton, WV 26581 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26581 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 # 374 44th
Population Density1 # 570 15th
Diversity Index2 # 606 9th
Median Household Income # 325 51st
Per Capita Income # 409 39th

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