Princeton, WV 24739 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24739: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Princeton, WV 24739

Acceptable Alternative
Oakvale, WV 24739

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Mercer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.33, Longitude -80.967
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 187
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 5,836
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 54
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,782

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Princeton, WV 24739 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,669
Daytime Population: Workers 3,629
Daytime Population: Residents 8,033
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,662
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 13,158
Population in Familes 10,663
Population in Group Qrtrs 511
Population Density2 107
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $42,824
Average Household Income $55,098
Per Capita Income $23,945


Total Housing Units 6,337 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,281 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,498 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 558 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $106,550
Average Home Value $125,368


Total Households 5,779
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 3,879
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 -0.1% -0.37%
Households 0.0% -0.33%
Families -0.2% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Princeton, WV 24739 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24739 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 # 32 95th
Population Density # 196 71st
Diversity Index # 131 80th
Median Household Income # 178 73rd
Per Capita Income # 175 74th

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