Gay, WV 25244 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25244: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gay, WV 25244

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Jackson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.797, Longitude -81.574
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 25244 has segments in 2 Counties (Jackson, Roane).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1
  • PO Box Addresses: 17
  • Residential Addresses: 298
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 298

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

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Gay, WV 25244 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 794
Daytime Population: Workers 43
Daytime Population: Residents 467
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 510
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 794
Population in Familes 697
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 26
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $50,930
Average Household Income $57,854
Per Capita Income $23,171


Total Housing Units 367 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 270 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $126,667


Total Households 318
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 244
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 0.59% 0.4%
Households 0.58% 0.37%
Families 0.46% 0.33%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Gay, WV 25244 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25244 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 # 360 46th
Population Density # 476 29th
Diversity Index # 281 58th
Median Household Income # 58 91st
Per Capita Income # 221 67th

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