Fort Ashby, WV 26719 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26719: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Ashby, WV 26719

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 73
  • Single Family Addresses: 606
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Mineral County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.48, Longitude -78.773
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fort Ashby, WV 26719 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,922
Population in Households 1,906
Population in Familes 1,573
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 134
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 777
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 526
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 844 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 609 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 168 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $165,112
Average Home Value $175,739


Median Household Income $49,170
Average Household Income $61,640
Per Capita Income $25,051
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.25% -0.44%
Households -0.37% -0.47%
Families -0.44% -0.54%
Median Household Income   0.59%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
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.

Fort Ashby, WV 26719 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26719 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 # 214 68th
Population Density1 # 168 75th
Diversity Index2 # 521 24th
Median Household Income # 84 87th
Per Capita Income # 114 83rd

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