Big Bend, WV 26136 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26136: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Big Bend, WV 26136

Acceptable Alternative
Five Forks, WV 26136

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Calhoun County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.987, Longitude -81.139
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 6
  • PO Box Addresses: 35
  • Residential Addresses: 245
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 245

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

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Big Bend, WV 26136 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 517
Daytime Population: Workers 27
Daytime Population: Residents 372
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 399
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 516
Population in Familes 407
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 27
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $30,320
Average Household Income $43,048
Per Capita Income $19,247


Total Housing Units 291 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 172 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $59,000
Average Home Value $89,244


Total Households 231
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 148
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 -0.03% -0.39%
Households 0.06% -0.26%
Families -0.18% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

Big Bend, WV 26136 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26136 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 # 446 33rd
Population Density # 466 30th
Diversity Index # 301 55th
Median Household Income # 598 10th
Per Capita Income # 523 21st

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