Lerona, WV 25971 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 25971: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lerona, WV 25971

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Mercer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.498, Longitude -80.992
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 18
  • PO Box Addresses: 155
  • Residential Addresses: 329
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 329

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

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Lerona, WV 25971 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,616
Daytime Population: Workers 140
Daytime Population: Residents 981
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,121
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 1,615
Population in Familes 1,338
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 97
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $39,621
Average Household Income $52,410
Per Capita Income $21,810


Total Housing Units 968 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 559 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 113 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 296 (30.6%)
Median Home Value $127,970
Average Home Value $146,601


Total Households 672
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 455
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 1.67% 0.53%
Households 1.76% 0.56%
Families 1.55% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Lerona, WV 25971 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 25971 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 # 238 64th
Population Density # 208 69th
Diversity Index # 519 23rd
Median Household Income # 352 47th
Per Capita Income # 338 49th

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