War, WV 24892 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24892: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
War, WV 24892

Acceptable Alternative
Caretta, WV 24892
English, WV 24892
Yukon, WV 24892

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: McDowell County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.304, Longitude -81.681
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 20
  • PO Box Addresses: 437
  • Residential Addresses: 345
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 345

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

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War, WV 24892 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,588
Population in Households 2,588
Population in Familes 2,119
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 46
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $19,800
Average Household Income $34,496
Per Capita Income $14,209


Total Housing Units 1,260 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 790 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 276 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 194 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $36,778
Average Home Value $50,063


Total Households 1,066
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 739
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 0.45% -0.32%
Households 0.45% -0.36%
Families 0.32% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

War, WV 24892 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24892 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 # 165 76th
Population Density # 342 49th
Diversity Index # 123 82nd
Median Household Income # 653 3rd
Per Capita Income # 645 4th

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