Terra Alta, WV 26764 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26764: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Terra Alta, WV 26764

Acceptable Alternative
Corinth, WV 26764
Hopemont, WV 26764

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 112
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,823
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Preston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.444, Longitude -79.545
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Terra Alta, WV 26764 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,853
Population in Households 4,727
Population in Familes 3,819
Population in Group Qrtrs 126
Population Density1 38
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 1,954
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,329
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,662 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,502 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 452 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 708 (26.6%)
Median Home Value $105,282
Average Home Value $143,242


Median Household Income $38,702
Average Household Income $48,476
Per Capita Income $19,941
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.81% 0.53%
Households 0.77% 0.49%
Families 0.58% 0.34%
Median Household Income   -1.13%
Per Capita Income   0.35%
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.

Terra Alta, WV 26764 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26764 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 # 107 84th
Population Density1 # 387 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 422 38th
Median Household Income # 324 52nd
Per Capita Income # 416 38th

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