Gassaway, WV 26624 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26624: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gassaway, WV 26624

Acceptable Alternative
Chapel, WV 26624

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 165
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,237
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Braxton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.686, Longitude -80.772
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Gassaway, WV 26624 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,276
Population in Households 3,276
Population in Familes 2,587
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 1,427
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 910
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,653 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 965 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 462 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 226 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $80,957
Average Home Value $118,264


Median Household Income $31,468
Average Household Income $46,061
Per Capita Income $20,064
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.44% 0.42%
Households 0.33% 0.33%
Families 0.11% 0.24%
Median Household Income   -0.83%
Per Capita Income   0.32%
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.

Gassaway, WV 26624 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26624 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 # 143 79th
Population Density1 # 396 41st
Diversity Index2 # 341 50th
Median Household Income # 549 18th
Per Capita Income # 405 39th

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