Bowden, WV 26254 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26254: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bowden, WV 26254

Acceptable Alternative
Wymer, WV 26254

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Randolph County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.893, Longitude -79.619
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26254 has segments in 2 Counties (Randolph, Tucker).

  • Businesses Addresses: 6
  • PO Box Addresses: 38
  • Residential Addresses: 162
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 162

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

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Bowden, WV 26254 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 430
Daytime Population: Workers 35
Daytime Population: Residents 248
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 283
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 430
Population in Familes 349
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 5
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $40,120
Average Household Income $54,230
Per Capita Income $24,340


Total Housing Units 376 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 150 (39.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (11.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 183 (48.7%)
Median Home Value $125,714
Average Home Value $151,000


Total Households 193
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 130
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 0.19% 0.14%
Households 0.14% 0.1%
Families -0.11% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   3.17%

Bowden, WV 26254 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26254 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 # 475 29th
Population Density # 641 3rd
Diversity Index # 472 30th
Median Household Income # 332 50th
Per Capita Income # 149 78th

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