Webster Springs, WV 26288 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26288: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Webster Springs, WV 26288

Acceptable Alternative
Curtin, WV 26288
Parcoal, WV 26288
Webster Spgs, WV 26288

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Webster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.497, Longitude -80.369
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 110
  • PO Box Addresses: 145
  • Residential Addresses: 1,657
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 22
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,635

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

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Webster Springs, WV 26288 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,777
Population in Households 3,764
Population in Familes 2,995
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density1 17
Diversity Index2 4


Median Household Income $32,590
Average Household Income $45,454
Per Capita Income $19,230


Total Housing Units 2,510 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,088 (43.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 505 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 917 (36.5%)
Median Home Value $81,114
Average Home Value $119,577


Total Households 1,593
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,038
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.23% 0.08%
Households 0.04% -0.03%
Families -0.12% -0.15%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   1.71%

Webster Springs, WV 26288 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26288 to the other 671 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 132 80th
Population Density # 555 17th
Diversity Index # 534 21st
Median Household Income # 581 14th
Per Capita Income # 540 20th

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