Purgitsville, WV 26852 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26852: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Purgitsville, WV 26852

Acceptable Alternative
Junction, WV 26852

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • Single Family Addresses: 302
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Hampshire County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.264, Longitude -78.899
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26852 has segments in 3 Counties (Hampshire, Hardy, Mineral).


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Purgitsville, WV 26852 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 990
Daytime Population: Workers 20
Daytime Population: Residents 508
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 528
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.53
Population in Households 990
Population in Familes 831
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 28
Diversity Index3 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,590
Average Household Income $44,199
Per Capita Income $17,903

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 546 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 344 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (10.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 (26.6%)
Median Home Value $149,242
Average Home Value $150,727
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 401
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 285
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.6% 0.38%
Households 0.6% 0.4%
Families 0.39% 0.35%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   2.15%

Purgitsville, WV 26852 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26852 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 # 321 52nd
Population Density # 460 31st
Diversity Index # 279 58th
Median Household Income # 545 18th
Per Capita Income # 580 13th

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