Oceana, WV 24870 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24870: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Oceana, WV 24870

Not Acceptable, USPS
Crany, WV 24870
Hatcher, WV 24870
Rollins Branch, WV 24870
Toneyfork, WV 24870

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wyoming County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.711, Longitude -81.604
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 103
  • PO Box Addresses: 1,354
  • Residential Addresses: 223
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 42
    • Single Family Addresses: 181

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

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Oceana, WV 24870 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,456
Daytime Population: Workers 898
Daytime Population: Residents 2,434
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,332
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 3,456
Population in Familes 2,986
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 71
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $41,583
Average Household Income $54,003
Per Capita Income $22,220


Total Housing Units 1,644 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,146 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 276 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 222 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $67,919
Average Home Value $87,347


Total Households 1,422
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 1,058
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 -0.88% -1.09%
Households -0.76% -1.0%
Families -0.89% -1.12%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

Oceana, WV 24870 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24870 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 # 136 80th
Population Density # 256 62nd
Diversity Index # 422 37th
Median Household Income # 242 64th
Per Capita Income # 291 56th

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