Smithers, WV 25186 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25186: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Smithers, WV 25186

Acceptable Alternative
Longacre, WV 25186

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.182, Longitude -81.309
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 33
  • PO Box Addresses: 460
  • Residential Addresses: 1
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1

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

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Smithers, WV 25186 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 785
Daytime Population: Workers 590
Daytime Population: Residents 428
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,018
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.30
Population in Households 785
Population in Familes 563
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,714
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $31,349
Average Household Income $43,601
Per Capita Income $21,828


Total Housing Units 469 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 215 (45.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 178 (38.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $73,795
Average Home Value $108,837


Total Households 393
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 212
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 -0.09% -0.23%
Households -0.17% -0.36%
Families -0.51% -0.48%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   1.84%

Smithers, WV 25186 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25186 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 # 364 45th
Population Density # 25 96th
Diversity Index # 56 92nd
Median Household Income # 588 11th
Per Capita Income # 335 50th

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