Coalton, WV 26257 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26257: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Coalton, WV 26257

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Randolph County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.905, Longitude -80.001
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 12
  • PO Box Addresses: 127
  • Residential Addresses: 257
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 257

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

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Coalton, WV 26257 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,734
Daytime Population: Workers 313
Daytime Population: Residents 948
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,261
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 1,455
Population in Familes 1,206
Population in Group Qrtrs 279
Population Density2 67
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $28,842
Average Household Income $43,487
Per Capita Income $16,140


Total Housing Units 598 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 455 (76.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $70,047
Average Home Value $98,846


Total Households 532
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 384
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 0.14% 0.08%
Households 0.1% 0.08%
Families -0.04% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   2.79%

Coalton, WV 26257 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26257 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 # 232 65th
Population Density # 267 60th
Diversity Index # 296 54th
Median Household Income # 611 8th
Per Capita Income # 620 7th

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