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: 8
  • PO Box Addresses: 235
  • Residential Addresses: 261
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 261

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

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Panther, WV 24872 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,807
Daytime Population: Workers 25
Daytime Population: Residents 1,527
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,552
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 1,807
Population in Familes 1,503
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 27
Diversity Index3 2


Median Household Income $24,750
Average Household Income $41,311
Per Capita Income $17,146


Total Housing Units 950 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 589 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 161 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 200 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $46,451
Average Home Value $72,368


Total Households 750
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 517
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 -1.07% -1.54%
Households -1.02% -1.54%
Families -1.17% -1.72%
Median Household Income   0.7%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Panther, WV 24872 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24872 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 # 223 67th
Population Density # 465 30th
Diversity Index # 626 5th
Median Household Income # 632 5th
Per Capita Income # 599 10th

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