Beckley, WV 25801 ZIP Code Profile

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Beckley, WV | East Beckley, WV

ZIP Code 25801: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Beckley, WV 25801

Not Acceptable, USPS
East Beckley, WV 25801

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Raleigh County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.787, Longitude -81.192
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,418
  • PO Box Addresses: 156
  • Residential Addresses: 13,896
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 686
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,210

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

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  1. 25801 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 25801 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Beckley, WV 25801 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 34,866
Population in Households 34,016
Population in Familes 26,295
Population in Group Qrtrs 850
Population Density2 352
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $42,850
Average Household Income $59,717
Per Capita Income $25,900


Total Housing Units 16,959 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,323 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,573 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,063 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $115,792
Average Home Value $140,628


Total Households 14,896
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 9,203
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.02% -0.47%
Households -0.11% -0.54%
Families -0.29% -0.67%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

Beckley, WV 25801 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25801 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 # 5 99th
Population Density # 93 86th
Diversity Index # 22 97th
Median Household Income # 235 65th
Per Capita Income # 126 81st

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