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: 1,424
  • PO Box Addresses: 156
  • Residential Addresses: 13,855
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 686
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,169

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

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Beckley, WV 25801 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 35,439
Daytime Population: Workers 20,321
Daytime Population: Residents 21,911
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 42,232
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.19
Population in Households 34,587
Population in Familes 26,863
Population in Group Qrtrs 852
Population Density2 349
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $40,157
Average Household Income $56,101
Per Capita Income $24,313


Total Housing Units 17,394 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,895 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,223 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,276 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $107,808
Average Home Value $134,818


Total Households 15,118
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 9,342
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 -0.06% -0.29%
Households -0.15% -0.35%
Families -0.37% -0.48%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   1.94%

Beckley, WV 25801 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25801 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 # 5 99th
Population Density # 103 85th
Diversity Index # 24 97th
Median Household Income # 330 50th
Per Capita Income # 151 77th

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