Fort Gay, WV 25514 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25514: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Gay, WV 25514

Acceptable Alternative
Glenhayes, WV 25514

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wayne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.118, Longitude -82.597
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 53
  • PO Box Addresses: 519
  • Residential Addresses: 1,149
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 10
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,139

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

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Fort Gay, WV 25514 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,282
Daytime Population: Workers 443
Daytime Population: Residents 3,101
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,544
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 4,282
Population in Familes 3,612
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 58
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $30,068
Average Household Income $43,935
Per Capita Income $17,545


Total Housing Units 1,905 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,236 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 474 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 195 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $74,792
Average Home Value $95,024


Total Households 1,710
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,204
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 0.04% -0.15%
Households 0.09% -0.12%
Families -0.1% -0.23%
Median Household Income   0.2%
Per Capita Income   1.68%

Fort Gay, WV 25514 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25514 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 # 120 82nd
Population Density # 297 55th
Diversity Index # 492 27th
Median Household Income # 601 10th
Per Capita Income # 588 11th

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