Flatwoods, WV 26621 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26621: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Flatwoods, WV 26621

Acceptable Alternative
Corley, WV 26621

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 32
  • Single Family Addresses: 178
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Braxton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.728, Longitude -80.631
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Flatwoods, WV 26621 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 549
Population in Households 479
Population in Familes 387
Population in Group Qrtrs 70
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 217
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 145
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 269 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 158 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $109,211
Average Home Value $144,146


Median Household Income $31,599
Average Household Income $40,936
Per Capita Income $18,247
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.6% 0.58%
Households 0.53% 0.64%
Families 0.34% 0.41%
Median Household Income   -0.26%
Per Capita Income   0.6%
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.

Flatwoods, WV 26621 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26621 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 # 443 33rd
Population Density1 # 397 41st
Diversity Index2 # 392 41st
Median Household Income # 546 18th
Per Capita Income # 532 20th

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