Grantsville, WV 26147 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26147: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Grantsville, WV 26147

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Calhoun County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.921, Longitude -81.093
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26147 has segments in 2 Counties (Calhoun, Gilmer).

  • Businesses Addresses: 118
  • PO Box Addresses: 303
  • Residential Addresses: 711
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 30
    • Single Family Addresses: 681

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

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Grantsville, WV 26147 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,003
Daytime Population: Workers 1,028
Daytime Population: Residents 1,402
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,430
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.21
Population in Households 1,987
Population in Familes 1,531
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 52
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $34,300
Average Household Income $47,971
Per Capita Income $21,901


Total Housing Units 1,080 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 667 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 242 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 171 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $75,105
Average Home Value $95,502


Total Households 909
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 563
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 -0.04% -0.39%
Households 0.06% -0.33%
Families -0.15% -0.47%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

Grantsville, WV 26147 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26147 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 # 205 69th
Population Density # 316 52nd
Diversity Index # 373 44th
Median Household Income # 525 21st
Per Capita Income # 323 51st

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