Helen, WV 25853 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25853: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Helen, WV 25853

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • County: Raleigh County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.636, Longitude -81.313
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2
  • PO Box Addresses: 82
  • Residential Addresses: 1
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1

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

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Helen, WV 25853 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 252
Daytime Population: Workers 3
Daytime Population: Residents 193
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 196
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 252
Population in Familes 207
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 29
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $25,627
Average Household Income $40,657
Per Capita Income $15,811


Total Housing Units 108 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 76 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $40,426
Average Home Value $72,039


Total Households 98
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 67
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 -0.16% -0.32%
Households -0.28% -0.2%
Families -0.6% -0.6%
Median Household Income   -1.44%
Per Capita Income   1.53%

Helen, WV 25853 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25853 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 # 541 19th
Population Density # 454 32nd
Diversity Index # 290 56th
Median Household Income # 627 6th
Per Capita Income # 626 6th

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