Gauley Bridge, WV 25085 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25085: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gauley Bridge, WV 25085

Acceptable Alternative
Brownsville, WV 25085

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.167, Longitude -81.191
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 29
  • PO Box Addresses: 407
  • Residential Addresses: 65
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 65

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

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Gauley Bridge, WV 25085 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 816
Daytime Population: Workers 208
Daytime Population: Residents 494
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 702
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 813
Population in Familes 638
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 72
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $36,915
Average Household Income $48,548
Per Capita Income $22,012


Total Housing Units 470 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 243 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 126 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 (21.5%)
Median Home Value $69,845
Average Home Value $86,728


Total Households 369
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 233
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 -0.1% -0.25%
Households -0.19% -0.33%
Families -0.41% -0.43%
Median Household Income   0.7%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Gauley Bridge, WV 25085 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25085 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 # 352 47th
Population Density # 252 62nd
Diversity Index # 204 69th
Median Household Income # 464 30th
Per Capita Income # 309 54th

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