Panther, WV 24872 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24872: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Panther, WV 24872

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: McDowell County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.482, Longitude -81.899
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 9
  • PO Box Addresses: 231
  • Residential Addresses: 265
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 265

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

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Panther, WV 24872 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,220
Population in Households 2,220
Population in Familes 1,841
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 31
Diversity Index3 2


Median Household Income $25,200
Average Household Income $39,188
Per Capita Income $16,328


Total Housing Units 1,080 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 751 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 174 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 155 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $46,244
Average Home Value $71,438


Total Households 925
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 635
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 0.46% -0.32%
Households 0.45% -0.33%
Families 0.29% -0.41%
Median Household Income   0.59%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Panther, WV 24872 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24872 to the other 671 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 192 72nd
Population Density # 445 34th
Diversity Index # 636 5th
Median Household Income # 638 5th
Per Capita Income # 631 6th

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