Craigsville, WV 26205 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26205: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Craigsville, WV 26205

Acceptable Alternative
Cottle, WV 26205

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Nicholas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.332, Longitude -80.639
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 104
  • PO Box Addresses: 852
  • Residential Addresses: 829
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 829

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

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Craigsville, WV 26205 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,646
Daytime Population: Workers 1,082
Daytime Population: Residents 2,444
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,526
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 3,646
Population in Familes 3,013
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 160
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $31,319
Average Household Income $45,463
Per Capita Income $18,641


Total Housing Units 1,769 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,154 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 341 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 274 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $86,925
Average Home Value $101,885


Total Households 1,495
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,059
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 -0.44% -0.57%
Households -0.36% -0.51%
Families -0.54% -0.61%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Craigsville, WV 26205 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26205 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 # 130 81st
Population Density # 149 78th
Diversity Index # 425 35th
Median Household Income # 589 11th
Per Capita Income # 550 17th

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