26155 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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ZIP Code 26155: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Martinsville, WV 26155

Acceptable Alternative
N Martinsvlle, WV 26155

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wetzel County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.659, Longitude -80.862
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26155 has segments in 2 Counties (Tyler, Wetzel).

  • Businesses Addresses: 368
  • PO Box Addresses: 97
  • Residential Addresses: 4,035
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 147
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,888
  • Foreclosures in WV 26155

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: January 1, 2023, Maps updated: August 12, 2022.


New Martinsville, WV 26155 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 7,745 (100%)
Population in Households 7,633 (98.6%)
Population in Families 6,099 (78.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 112 ( 1.4%)
Population Density 76
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $48,384
Average Household Income $66,655
% of Income for Mortgage4 12%
Per Capita Income $29,060
Wealth Index5 51


Total HU (Housing Units) 3,966 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,733 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 641 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 592 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $107,526
Average Home Value $128,175
Housing Affordability Index3 220


Total Households 3,374
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 2,174
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -1.26% -0.77%
Households -0.93% -0.65%
Families   -0.72%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.47%

New Martinsville, WV 26155 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26155 to the other 668 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 62 91st
Population Density # 223 67th
Median Household Income # 282 58th
Housing Affordability Index # 396 59th
Per Capita Income # 189 72nd
Diversity Index # 296 56th

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