Palestine, WV 26160 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26160: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Palestine, WV 26160

Acceptable Alternative
Blue Goose, WV 26160
Lynncamp, WV 26160
Sanoma, WV 26160
Somervlle Frk, WV 26160
Sommerville Fork, WV 26160
Two Run, WV 26160

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wirt County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.966, Longitude -81.426
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 3
  • PO Box Addresses: 52
  • Residential Addresses: 382
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 382

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

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  1. 26160 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 26160 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Palestine, WV 26160 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 909
Population in Households 909
Population in Familes 759
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $43,999
Average Household Income $59,395
Per Capita Income $24,307


Total Housing Units 521 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 320 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 ( 10.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 149 (28.6%)
Median Home Value $100,725
Average Home Value $111,016


Total Households 372
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 268
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.15% -0.31%
Households -0.13% -0.32%
Families -0.27% -0.38%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Palestine, WV 26160 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26160 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 # 338 50th
Population Density # 600 11th
Diversity Index # 244 63rd
Median Household Income # 190 72nd
Per Capita Income # 194 71st

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