Fayetteville, WV 25840 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 25840: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fayetteville, WV 25840

Acceptable Alternative
Beckwith, WV 25840
Cunard, WV 25840
Wriston, WV 25840

Not Acceptable, USPS
Gatewood, WV 25840
Tourison, WV 25840

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Fayette County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.055, Longitude -81.1
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 271
  • PO Box Addresses: 293
  • Residential Addresses: 3,130
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,130

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

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Fayetteville, WV 25840 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,770
Population in Households 8,682
Population in Familes 7,050
Population in Group Qrtrs 88
Population Density2 98
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $40,767
Average Household Income $53,151
Per Capita Income $21,690


Total Housing Units 3,914 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,829 (72.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 723 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 362 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $98,917
Average Home Value $125,345


Total Households 3,552
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 2,404
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 0.39% -0.21%
Households 0.3% -0.28%
Families 0.14% -0.39%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Fayetteville, WV 25840 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25840 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 # 53 92nd
Population Density # 201 70th
Diversity Index # 112 83rd
Median Household Income # 335 50th
Per Capita Income # 383 43rd

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