Mount Lookout, WV 26678 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26678: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mount Lookout, WV 26678

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 8
  • Single Family Addresses: 269
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Nicholas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.179, Longitude -80.907
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mount Lookout, WV 26678 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,367
Daytime Population: Workers 104
Daytime Population: Residents 898
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,002
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 1,367
Population in Familes 1,160
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 109
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $46,337
Average Household Income $60,882
Per Capita Income $24,406


Total Housing Units 645 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 456 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 92 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $147,312
Average Home Value $158,279


Total Households 548
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 403
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 2.21% 0.69%
Households 2.26% 0.72%
Families 2.09% 0.59%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Mount Lookout, WV 26678 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26678 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 # 259 61st
Population Density # 193 71st
Diversity Index # 442 32nd
Median Household Income # 117 83rd
Per Capita Income # 145 78th

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