Chester, WV 26034 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26034: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chester, WV 26034

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Hancock County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.615, Longitude -80.562
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26034 has segments in 2 Counties (Beaver, Hancock).

  • Businesses Addresses: 161
  • PO Box Addresses: 152
  • Residential Addresses: 1,984
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 81
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,903

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  2. Growth Rates for 26034 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Chester, WV 26034 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,813
Population in Households 4,754
Population in Familes 3,723
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density2 301
Diversity Index3 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,764
Average Household Income $52,627
Per Capita Income $23,053

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,330 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,381 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 709 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 240 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $85,881
Average Home Value $116,980
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,090
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,310
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.28% -0.43%
Households -0.31% -0.46%
Families -0.49% -0.59%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Chester, WV 26034 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26034 to the other 671 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 106 84th
Population Density # 106 84th
Diversity Index # 167 76th
Median Household Income # 422 37th
Per Capita Income # 266 61st

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