Fairdale, WV 25839 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25839: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fairdale, WV 25839

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Raleigh County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.788, Longitude -81.39
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 8
  • PO Box Addresses: 494
  • Residential Addresses: 27
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 27

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

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Fairdale, WV 25839 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 361
Daytime Population: Workers 54
Daytime Population: Residents 259
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 313
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 359
Population in Familes 302
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 268
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $52,275
Average Household Income $57,456
Per Capita Income $22,379


Total Housing Units 168 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 113 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $81,383
Average Home Value $98,673


Total Households 140
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 100
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 -0.11% -0.28%
Households -0.2% -0.29%
Families -0.41% -0.4%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   1.65%

Fairdale, WV 25839 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25839 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 # 500 25th
Population Density # 120 82nd
Diversity Index # 151 78th
Median Household Income # 46 93rd
Per Capita Income # 281 58th

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