Tunnelton, WV 26444 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26444: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tunnelton, WV 26444

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Preston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.334, Longitude -79.761
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 45
  • PO Box Addresses: 121
  • Residential Addresses: 1,266
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,266

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

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Tunnelton, WV 26444 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,072
Daytime Population: Workers 414
Daytime Population: Residents 1,752
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,166
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 3,071
Population in Familes 2,557
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 43
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $38,514
Average Household Income $50,235
Per Capita Income $20,284


Total Housing Units 1,486 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,024 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 216 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 246 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $85,052
Average Home Value $110,376


Total Households 1,240
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 891
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 -0.88% -0.51%
Households -0.88% -0.52%
Families -1.02% -0.64%
Median Household Income   0.46%
Per Capita Income   1.99%

Tunnelton, WV 26444 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26444 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 # 148 78th
Population Density # 361 46th
Diversity Index # 355 47th
Median Household Income # 397 40th
Per Capita Income # 458 31st

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