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: 10
  • Single Family Addresses: 264
  • 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, 2016)


Total Population 1,442
Population in Households 1,442
Population in Familes 1,224
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 96
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 576
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 424
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 698 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 479 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 97 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 122 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $134,226
Average Home Value $150,574


Median Household Income $43,964
Average Household Income $56,499
Per Capita Income $22,568
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.37% 1.24%
Households 2.52% 1.42%
Families 2.29% 1.29%
Median Household Income   0.78%
Per Capita Income   1.3%
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.

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

The table below compares 26678 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 # 263 61st
Population Density1 # 217 68th
Diversity Index2 # 508 23rd
Median Household Income # 131 80th
Per Capita Income # 206 69th

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