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: 124
  • Residential Addresses: 1,266
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,266

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

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Tunnelton, WV 26444 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,497
Population in Households 3,492
Population in Familes 2,896
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 52
Diversity Index2 6


Median Household Income $39,610
Average Household Income $52,678
Per Capita Income $21,066


Total Housing Units 1,649 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,162 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 235 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 252 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $91,770
Average Home Value $118,481


Total Households 1,397
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,000
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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 -0.35% -0.13%
Households -0.38% -0.14%
Families -0.52% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

Tunnelton, WV 26444 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26444 to the other 671 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 138 80th
Population Density # 312 54th
Diversity Index # 376 45th
Median Household Income # 395 41st
Per Capita Income # 428 36th

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