Paden City, WV 26159 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 26159: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Paden City, WV 26159

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wetzel County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.605, Longitude -80.93
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26159 has segments in 2 Counties (Tyler, Wetzel).

  • Businesses Addresses: 62
  • PO Box Addresses: 33
  • Residential Addresses: 1,141
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,141

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

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Paden City, WV 26159 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,558
Population in Households 2,558
Population in Familes 2,069
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,762
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $35,969
Average Household Income $45,585
Per Capita Income $19,656


Total Housing Units 1,253 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 826 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 277 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 150 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $86,303
Average Home Value $106,235


Total Households 1,103
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 747
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 -0.25% -0.5%
Households -0.3% -0.49%
Families -0.48% -0.62%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   2.15%

Paden City, WV 26159 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26159 to the other 671 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 170 75th
Population Density # 8 99th
Diversity Index # 473 31st
Median Household Income # 506 25th
Per Capita Income # 519 23rd

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