West Union, WV 26456 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26456: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Union, WV 26456

Acceptable Alternative
Blandville, WV 26456

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Doddridge County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.294, Longitude -80.774
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26456 has segments in 3 Counties (Doddridge, Ritchie, Tyler).

  • Businesses Addresses: 131
  • PO Box Addresses: 104
  • Residential Addresses: 1,586
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 15
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,571

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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West Union, WV 26456 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,100
Daytime Population: Workers 1,080
Daytime Population: Residents 2,450
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,530
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 3,972
Population in Familes 3,252
Population in Group Qrtrs 128
Population Density2 28
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $37,693
Average Household Income $49,797
Per Capita Income $21,531


Total Housing Units 2,263 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,313 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 415 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 535 (23.6%)
Median Home Value $88,054
Average Home Value $121,097


Total Households 1,728
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 1,169
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 0.43% 0.47%
Households 0.53% 0.53%
Families 0.33% 0.42%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

West Union, WV 26456 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26456 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 # 123 82nd
Population Density # 458 31st
Diversity Index # 394 40th
Median Household Income # 428 36th
Per Capita Income # 355 47th

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