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: 24
  • Residential Addresses: 274
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 274

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

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West Columbia, WV 25287 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,550
Daytime Population: Workers 732
Daytime Population: Residents 762
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,494
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 1,244
Population in Familes 1,034
Population in Group Qrtrs 306
Population Density2 59
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $41,376
Average Household Income $58,960
Per Capita Income $18,353


Total Housing Units 425 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 316 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $86,813
Average Home Value $108,386


Total Households 392
Average Household Size 3.17
Family Households 279
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.82% 0.08%
Households 0.32% 0.0%
Families 0.15% -0.14%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

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

The table below compares 25287 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 # 244 63rd
Population Density # 291 56th
Diversity Index # 125 81st
Median Household Income # 255 62nd
Per Capita Income # 564 15th

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