Ghent, WV 25843 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25843: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ghent, WV 25843

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Raleigh County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.616, Longitude -81.098
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 27
  • PO Box Addresses: 275
  • Residential Addresses: 175
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 175

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

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Ghent, WV 25843 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,096
Daytime Population: Workers 1,291
Daytime Population: Residents 644
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,935
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.77
Population in Households 1,095
Population in Familes 928
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 49
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $48,240
Average Household Income $64,929
Per Capita Income $27,977


Total Housing Units 726 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 401 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 ( 9.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 254 (35.0%)
Median Home Value $122,126
Average Home Value $193,828


Total Households 472
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 340
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 0.66% 0.09%
Households 0.6% 0.04%
Families 0.41% -0.12%
Median Household Income   0.23%
Per Capita Income   1.34%

Ghent, WV 25843 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25843 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 # 309 54th
Population Density # 328 51st
Diversity Index # 438 34th
Median Household Income # 90 87th
Per Capita Income # 43 94th

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