Follansbee, WV 26037 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26037: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Follansbee, WV 26037

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Brooke County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.327, Longitude -80.584
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 180
  • PO Box Addresses: 177
  • Residential Addresses: 2,782
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 134
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,648

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

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Follansbee, WV 26037 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,882
Daytime Population: Workers 1,525
Daytime Population: Residents 3,910
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,435
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 6,723
Population in Familes 5,443
Population in Group Qrtrs 159
Population Density2 938
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $47,372
Average Household Income $57,315
Per Capita Income $24,403


Total Housing Units 3,172 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,106 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 779 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 287 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $92,253
Average Home Value $112,096


Total Households 2,885
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 1,904
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 0.19% -0.19%
Households 0.22% -0.17%
Families -0.01% -0.3%
Median Household Income   0.66%
Per Capita Income   1.6%

Follansbee, WV 26037 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26037 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 # 75 89th
Population Density # 47 93rd
Diversity Index # 392 43rd
Median Household Income # 101 85th
Per Capita Income # 146 78th

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