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: 409
  • Residential Addresses: 312
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 312

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  2. Growth Rates for 24892 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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War, WV 24892 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

War, WV 24892 Housing Affordability Index is 307
State of West Virginia Housing Affordability Index is 182
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

War, WV 24892 Wealth Index is 26
State of West Virginia Wealth Index is 64
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,807
Population in Households 2,807
Population in Familes 2,303
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 49
Diversity Index1 9
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $21,024
Average Household Income $31,403
Per Capita Income $12,977
Wealth Index3 26

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,386 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 885 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 275 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 226 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $36,752
Housing Affordability Index2 307
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,160
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 803
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.29% -0.51%
Households 0.29% -0.52%
Families 0.12% -0.63%
Median Household Income   0.46%
Per Capita Income   1.22%

War, WV 24892 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24892 to the other 682 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 158 77th
Population Density # 338 51st
Diversity Index # 206 70th
Median Household Income # 665 3rd
Per Capita Income # 658 4th

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