Benwood, WV 26031 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26031: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Benwood, WV 26031

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Marshall County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.009, Longitude -80.724
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 55
  • PO Box Addresses: 17
  • Residential Addresses: 928
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 25
    • Single Family Addresses: 903

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

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Benwood, WV 26031 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,267
Daytime Population: Workers 803
Daytime Population: Residents 1,240
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,043
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 2,267
Population in Familes 1,733
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 455
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $33,258
Average Household Income $44,343
Per Capita Income $19,463


Total Housing Units 1,142 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 599 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 396 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 147 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $73,463
Average Home Value $87,646


Total Households 995
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 596
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 0.35% -0.07%
Households 0.37% -0.06%
Families 0.19% -0.2%
Median Household Income   0.52%
Per Capita Income   1.83%

Benwood, WV 26031 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26031 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 # 184 72nd
Population Density # 83 88th
Diversity Index # 106 84th
Median Household Income # 553 17th
Per Capita Income # 512 23rd

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