Elizabeth, WV 26143 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26143: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elizabeth, WV 26143

Acceptable Alternative
Hughes River, WV 26143
Limestone Hill, WV 26143
Limestone Hl, WV 26143
Newark, WV 26143
Spring Valley, WV 26143
Standing Stone, WV 26143
Stndg Stone, WV 26143

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wirt County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.062, Longitude -81.4
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26143 has segments in 4 Counties (Jackson, Ritchie, Wirt, Wood).

  • Businesses Addresses: 85
  • PO Box Addresses: 590
  • Residential Addresses: 1,586
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,586

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

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Elizabeth, WV 26143 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,533
Daytime Population: Workers 999
Daytime Population: Residents 2,840
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,839
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 4,533
Population in Familes 3,733
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 35
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $38,546
Average Household Income $49,226
Per Capita Income $20,665


Total Housing Units 2,460 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,491 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 412 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 557 (22.6%)
Median Home Value $83,533
Average Home Value $104,661


Total Households 1,903
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,327
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 0.85% 0.61%
Households 0.89% 0.64%
Families 0.73% 0.54%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

Elizabeth, WV 26143 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26143 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 # 113 83rd
Population Density # 409 38th
Diversity Index # 460 31st
Median Household Income # 394 41st
Per Capita Income # 429 35th

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