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: 48
  • Residential Addresses: 387
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 387

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 26160 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 26160 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Palestine, WV 26160 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Palestine, WV 26160 Housing Affordability Index is 276
State of West Virginia Housing Affordability Index is 182
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Palestine, WV 26160 Wealth Index is 76
State of West Virginia Wealth Index is 64
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,020
Population in Households 1,020
Population in Familes 853
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 14
Diversity Index1 8
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,513
Average Household Income $60,156
Per Capita Income $24,711
Wealth Index3 76

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 585 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 362 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 ( 9.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 166 (28.4%)
Median Home Value $90,726
Housing Affordability Index2 276
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 419
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 302
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.14% -0.34%
Households -0.13% -0.29%
Families -0.28% -0.4%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

Palestine, WV 26160 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26160 to the other 682 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 321 53rd
Population Density # 593 13th
Diversity Index # 245 64th
Median Household Income # 210 69th
Per Capita Income # 191 72nd

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