Whitmer, WV 26296 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26296: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Whitmer, WV 26296

Acceptable Alternative
Job, WV 26296

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • County: Randolph County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.864, Longitude -79.557
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2
  • PO Box Addresses: 71
  • Residential Addresses: 0
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 0

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

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Whitmer, WV 26296 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 265
Daytime Population: Workers 2
Daytime Population: Residents 161
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 163
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 265
Population in Familes 215
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $41,636
Average Household Income $55,471
Per Capita Income $25,119


Total Housing Units 213 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (44.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 (43.7%)
Median Home Value $119,565
Average Home Value $142,819


Total Households 120
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 80
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% 0.15%
Households 0.12% 0.17%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   3.19%

Whitmer, WV 26296 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26296 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 # 534 20th
Population Density # 646 3rd
Diversity Index # 414 38th
Median Household Income # 239 64th
Per Capita Income # 111 83rd

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