Montrose, WV 26283 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26283: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Montrose, WV 26283

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Randolph County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.113, Longitude -79.784
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26283 has segments in 3 Counties (Barbour, Randolph, Tucker).

  • Businesses Addresses: 20
  • PO Box Addresses: 41
  • Residential Addresses: 684
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 684

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

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Montrose, WV 26283 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,115
Daytime Population: Workers 27
Daytime Population: Residents 582
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 609
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.55
Population in Households 1,115
Population in Familes 935
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 17
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $38,447
Average Household Income $51,246
Per Capita Income $21,601


Total Housing Units 594 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 413 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 ( 9.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 124 (20.9%)
Median Home Value $114,623
Average Home Value $143,765


Total Households 470
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 339
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 -0.21% -0.2%
Households -0.26% -0.26%
Families -0.4% -0.36%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Montrose, WV 26283 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26283 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 # 303 54th
Population Density # 546 18th
Diversity Index # 562 15th
Median Household Income # 401 40th
Per Capita Income # 351 47th

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