26376 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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Ireland, WV | Wildcat, WV

ZIP Code 26376: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ireland, WV 26376

Acceptable Alternative
Wildcat, WV 26376

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lewis County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.753, Longitude -80.438
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26376 has segments in 2 Counties (Braxton, Lewis).

  • Businesses Addresses: 4
  • PO Box Addresses: 5
  • Residential Addresses: 228
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 228

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: April 1, 2023, Maps updated: February 3, 2023.


Ireland, WV 26376 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 426 (100%)
Population in Households 426 (100.0%)
Population in Families 344 (80.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 11
Diversity Index2 9


Median Household Income $33,262
Average Household Income $53,267
% of Income for Mortgage4 12%
Per Capita Income $23,532
Wealth Index5 43


Total HU (Housing Units) 242 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 136 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (23.6%)
Median Home Value $76,894
Average Home Value $130,926
Housing Affordability Index3 225


Total Households 185
Average Household Size 2.30
Family Households 123
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.10% -0.62%
Households -0.95% -0.55%
Families   -0.66%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.45%

Ireland, WV 26376 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26376 to the other 668 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 452 32nd
Population Density # 590 12th
Median Household Income # 591 12th
Housing Affordability Index # 418 63rd
Per Capita Income # 448 33rd
Diversity Index # 492 27th

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