Keyser, WV 26726 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26726: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Keyser, WV 26726

Acceptable Alternative
Rocket Center, WV 26726
Scherr, WV 26726
Short Gap, WV 26726

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 463
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,694
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 168
  • County: Mineral County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.437, Longitude -78.981
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26726 has segments in 2 Counties (Grant, Mineral).


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Keyser, WV 26726 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 9,862
Population in Households 9,286
Population in Familes 7,090
Population in Group Qrtrs 576
Population Density1 129
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,050
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 2,460
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,610 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,407 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,643 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 560 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $101,626
Average Home Value $128,718
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,668
Average Household Income $44,914
Per Capita Income $19,397
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.69% 0.27%
Households 0.7% 0.3%
Families 0.46% 0.16%
Median Household Income   -1.55%
Per Capita Income   0.09%
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.

Keyser, WV 26726 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26726 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 # 48 93rd
Population Density1 # 176 74th
Diversity Index2 # 54 92nd
Median Household Income # 543 19th
Per Capita Income # 450 33rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.