Slatyfork, WV 26291 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 26291: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Slatyfork, WV 26291

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Pocahontas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.389, Longitude -80.065
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 42
  • PO Box Addresses: 99
  • Residential Addresses: 129
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 129

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

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Slatyfork, WV 26291 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 175
Daytime Population: Workers 109
Daytime Population: Residents 79
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 188
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 175
Population in Familes 137
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $48,440
Average Household Income $63,287
Per Capita Income $26,761


Total Housing Units 249 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55 (22.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 ( 7.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 175 (70.3%)
Median Home Value $158,333
Average Home Value $202,727


Total Households 74
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 46
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 -0.08% -0.23%
Households -0.18% -0.27%
Families -0.59% -0.44%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Slatyfork, WV 26291 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26291 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 # 575 13th
Population Density # 648 2nd
Diversity Index # 181 73rd
Median Household Income # 89 87th
Per Capita Income # 65 90th

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