Gormania, WV 26720 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26720: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gormania, WV 26720

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 4
  • Single Family Addresses: 53
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Grant County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.247, Longitude -79.353
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Gormania, WV 26720 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 453
Daytime Population: Workers 17
Daytime Population: Residents 268
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 285
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 453
Population in Familes 387
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $32,465
Average Household Income $44,857
Per Capita Income $18,616


Total Housing Units 269 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 153 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (30.1%)
Median Home Value $85,227
Average Home Value $97,059


Total Households 188
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 136
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 0.69% 0.65%
Households 0.68% 0.63%
Families 0.52% 0.58%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Gormania, WV 26720 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26720 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 # 464 30th
Population Density # 592 11th
Diversity Index # 453 34th
Median Household Income # 570 14th
Per Capita Income # 551 17th

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