Rock Cave, WV 26234 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26234: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rock Cave, WV 26234

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Upshur County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.77, Longitude -80.304
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 27
  • PO Box Addresses: 92
  • Residential Addresses: 427
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 427

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

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Rock Cave, WV 26234 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,408
Daytime Population: Workers 336
Daytime Population: Residents 929
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,265
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 1,408
Population in Familes 1,149
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 32
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $37,419
Average Household Income $50,127
Per Capita Income $20,969


Total Housing Units 769 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 483 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 106 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 180 (23.4%)
Median Home Value $89,583
Average Home Value $152,174


Total Households 589
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 406
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 0.95% 0.76%
Households 0.95% 0.8%
Families 0.77% 0.68%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

Rock Cave, WV 26234 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26234 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 # 255 62nd
Population Density # 431 35th
Diversity Index # 554 17th
Median Household Income # 439 34th
Per Capita Income # 407 39th

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