West Columbia, WV 25287 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25287: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Columbia, WV 25287

Acceptable Alternative
Lakin, WV 25287

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Mason County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.931, Longitude -82.073
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 8
  • PO Box Addresses: 21
  • Residential Addresses: 277
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 277

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

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West Columbia, WV 25287 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,491
Population in Households 1,179
Population in Familes 977
Population in Group Qrtrs 312
Population Density1 65
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $41,154
Average Household Income $62,912
Per Capita Income $19,126


Total Housing Units 410 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 307 (74.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $87,857
Average Home Value $113,518


Total Households 367
Average Household Size 3.21
Family Households 261
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.4% -0.11%
Households -0.03% -0.16%
Families -0.14% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

West Columbia, WV 25287 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25287 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 # 246 63rd
Population Density # 274 59th
Diversity Index # 143 79th
Median Household Income # 317 53rd
Per Capita Income # 546 19th

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