Washington, WV 26181 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26181: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Washington, WV 26181

Acceptable Alternative
New England, WV 26181

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wood County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.244, Longitude -81.639
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 74
  • PO Box Addresses: 90
  • Residential Addresses: 2,534
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,534

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

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Washington, WV 26181 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,805
Daytime Population: Workers 662
Daytime Population: Residents 3,179
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,841
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 5,805
Population in Familes 5,052
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 139
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $53,396
Average Household Income $71,215
Per Capita Income $27,774


Total Housing Units 2,386 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,989 (83.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 275 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 122 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $147,761
Average Home Value $165,887


Total Households 2,264
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 1,734
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 0.38% 0.34%
Households 0.34% 0.31%
Families 0.19% 0.21%
Median Household Income   0.26%
Per Capita Income   1.69%

Washington, WV 26181 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26181 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 # 94 86th
Population Density # 164 75th
Diversity Index # 336 49th
Median Household Income # 36 95th
Per Capita Income # 45 93rd

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