Northfork, WV 24868 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 24868: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Northfork, WV 24868

Acceptable Alternative
Algoma, WV 24868
Ashland, WV 24868
Crumpler, WV 24868
Keystone, WV 24868
Mc Dowell, WV 24868
Powhatan, WV 24868
Worth, WV 24868

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: McDowell County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.381, Longitude -81.411
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 39
  • PO Box Addresses: 326
  • Residential Addresses: 303
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 303

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

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Northfork, WV 24868 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,033
Daytime Population: Workers 397
Daytime Population: Residents 1,644
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,041
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 2,016
Population in Familes 1,636
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density2 51
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $26,962
Average Household Income $37,022
Per Capita Income $15,259


Total Housing Units 1,209 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 653 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 177 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 379 (31.3%)
Median Home Value $34,808
Average Home Value $52,986


Total Households 830
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 551
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 -0.98% -1.52%
Households -1.0% -1.54%
Families -1.19% -1.69%
Median Household Income   -0.14%
Per Capita Income   1.3%

Northfork, WV 24868 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24868 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 # 202 70th
Population Density # 320 52nd
Diversity Index # 7 99th
Median Household Income # 620 7th
Per Capita Income # 629 5th

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