Coal City, WV 25823 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25823: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Coal City, WV 25823

Acceptable Alternative
Jonben, WV 25823
Whitby, WV 25823

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Raleigh County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.666, Longitude -81.184
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 35
  • PO Box Addresses: 825
  • Residential Addresses: 105
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 105

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

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Coal City, WV 25823 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,998
Daytime Population: Workers 175
Daytime Population: Residents 1,372
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,547
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 1,998
Population in Familes 1,696
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 160
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $46,614
Average Household Income $53,866
Per Capita Income $22,134


Total Housing Units 937 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 659 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 162 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 116 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $94,672
Average Home Value $114,871


Total Households 821
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 584
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 -0.09% -0.27%
Households -0.13% -0.34%
Families -0.37% -0.48%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   1.86%

Coal City, WV 25823 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25823 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 # 206 69th
Population Density # 150 78th
Diversity Index # 216 68th
Median Household Income # 110 84th
Per Capita Income # 298 55th

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