Paynesville, WV 24873 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24873: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Paynesville, WV 24873

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: McDowell County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.361, Longitude -81.664
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2
  • PO Box Addresses: 163
  • Residential Addresses: 170
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 170

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

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Paynesville, WV 24873 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,239
Daytime Population: Workers 85
Daytime Population: Residents 925
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,010
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 1,239
Population in Familes 1,021
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $24,927
Average Household Income $38,799
Per Capita Income $16,064


Total Housing Units 646 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 383 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 130 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $36,827
Average Home Value $55,744


Total Households 513
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 354
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 -1.09% -1.62%
Households -1.03% -1.57%
Families -1.22% -1.69%
Median Household Income   0.14%
Per Capita Income   1.91%

Paynesville, WV 24873 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24873 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 # 275 59th
Population Density # 482 27th
Diversity Index # 249 63rd
Median Household Income # 630 5th
Per Capita Income # 622 6th

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