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: 46
  • PO Box Addresses: 151
  • Residential Addresses: 1,272
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,272

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  2. Growth Rates for 26444 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Tunnelton, WV 26444 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Tunnelton, WV 26444 Housing Affordability Index is 293
State of West Virginia Housing Affordability Index is 182
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Tunnelton, WV 26444 Wealth Index is 60
State of West Virginia Wealth Index is 64
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,165
Population in Households 3,164
Population in Familes 2,631
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density 51
Diversity Index1 6
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,629
Average Household Income $63,394
Per Capita Income $25,379
Wealth Index3 60

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,454 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,068 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 199 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 187 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $95,349
Housing Affordability Index2 293
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,267
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 907
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.18% -0.18%
Households -0.2% -0.19%
Families -0.36% -0.29%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   1.84%

Tunnelton, WV 26444 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26444 to the other 682 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 143 79th
Population Density # 330 52nd
Diversity Index # 364 47th
Median Household Income # 114 83rd
Per Capita Income # 156 77th

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