Big Springs, WV 26137 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26137: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Big Springs, WV 26137

Acceptable Alternative
Nobe, WV 26137
Tanner, WV 26137

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Calhoun County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.003, Longitude -81.074
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26137 has segments in 3 Counties (Calhoun, Gilmer, Ritchie).

  • Businesses Addresses: 2
  • PO Box Addresses: 13
  • Residential Addresses: 389
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 389

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

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Big Springs, WV 26137 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 809
Daytime Population: Workers 21
Daytime Population: Residents 561
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 582
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 809
Population in Familes 656
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 19
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $39,780
Average Household Income $53,335
Per Capita Income $23,008


Total Housing Units 464 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 268 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 115 (24.8%)
Median Home Value $88,690
Average Home Value $96,922


Total Households 349
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 235
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 -0.15% -0.4%
Households -0.04% -0.35%
Families -0.23% -0.43%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Big Springs, WV 26137 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26137 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 # 356 46th
Population Density # 530 20th
Diversity Index # 325 51st
Median Household Income # 342 49th
Per Capita Income # 237 64th

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