Cairo, WV 26337 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26337: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cairo, WV 26337

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Ritchie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.236, Longitude -81.15
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 19
  • PO Box Addresses: 75
  • Residential Addresses: 495
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 495

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

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Cairo, WV 26337 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,176
Daytime Population: Workers 99
Daytime Population: Residents 701
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 800
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 1,176
Population in Familes 966
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 2


Median Household Income $39,425
Average Household Income $47,851
Per Capita Income $19,857


Total Housing Units 749 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 400 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 88 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 261 (34.8%)
Median Home Value $94,492
Average Home Value $111,688


Total Households 488
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 337
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 -0.62% -0.67%
Households -0.66% -0.71%
Families -0.83% -0.85%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

Cairo, WV 26337 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26337 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 # 286 57th
Population Density # 543 18th
Diversity Index # 619 7th
Median Household Income # 362 46th
Per Capita Income # 488 27th

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