Summersville, WV 26651 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26651: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Summersville, WV 26651

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 582
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,789
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 108
  • County: Nicholas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.285, Longitude -80.845
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Summersville, WV 26651 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,295
Daytime Population: Workers 6,324
Daytime Population: Residents 5,795
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,119
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.30
Population in Households 9,225
Population in Familes 7,421
Population in Group Qrtrs 70
Population Density2 42
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $45,135
Average Household Income $61,278
Per Capita Income $26,422


Total Housing Units 4,690 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,881 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,108 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 701 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $91,866
Average Home Value $121,286


Total Households 3,989
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 2,626
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.58% -0.69%
Households -0.55% -0.7%
Families -0.73% -0.83%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Summersville, WV 26651 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26651 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 # 50 93rd
Population Density # 367 45th
Diversity Index # 257 61st
Median Household Income # 131 80th
Per Capita Income # 70 90th

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