Shady Spring, WV 25918 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25918: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shady Spring, WV 25918

Acceptable Alternative
Abraham, WV 25918

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Raleigh County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.705, Longitude -81.102
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 77
  • PO Box Addresses: 606
  • Residential Addresses: 1,222
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,222

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

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Shady Spring, WV 25918 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,382
Daytime Population: Workers 809
Daytime Population: Residents 2,615
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,424
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 4,382
Population in Familes 3,727
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 81
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $44,195
Average Household Income $61,831
Per Capita Income $24,298


Total Housing Units 1,888 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,381 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 341 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 166 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $130,985
Average Home Value $165,297


Total Households 1,722
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 1,244
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 0.53% 0.22%
Households 0.41% 0.13%
Families 0.19% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Shady Spring, WV 25918 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25918 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 # 116 83rd
Population Density # 237 64th
Diversity Index # 264 61st
Median Household Income # 151 77th
Per Capita Income # 152 77th

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