Powellton, WV 25161 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25161: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Powellton, WV 25161

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.097, Longitude -81.323
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 5
  • PO Box Addresses: 100
  • Residential Addresses: 105
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 105

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

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Powellton, WV 25161 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 729
Population in Households 728
Population in Familes 609
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 44
Diversity Index2 18


Median Household Income $44,036
Average Household Income $53,042
Per Capita Income $20,163


Total Housing Units 319 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 230 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $58,621
Average Home Value $82,500


Total Households 277
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 200
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.12% -0.61%
Households -0.22% -0.58%
Families -0.47% -0.71%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Powellton, WV 25161 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25161 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 # 379 44th
Population Density # 351 48th
Diversity Index # 68 90th
Median Household Income # 186 72nd
Per Capita Income # 491 27th

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