Morgantown, WV 26506 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26506: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Morgantown, WV 26506

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Monongalia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.619, Longitude -79.973
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 410
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 1
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1

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

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Morgantown, WV 26506 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 359
Daytime Population: Workers 17,840
Daytime Population: Residents 254
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,094
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 50.40
Population in Households 359
Population in Familes 37
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 4,711
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $9,769
Average Household Income $14,065
Per Capita Income $6,072


Total Housing Units 177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1 ( 0.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 154 (87.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0


Total Households 155
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 10
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.27% 0.33%
Households 1.12% 1.14%
Families 1.46% 1.92%
Median Household Income   -0.17%
Per Capita Income   0.39%

Morgantown, WV 26506 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26506 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 # 501 25th
Population Density # 4 100th
Diversity Index # 11 98th
Median Household Income # 650 2nd
Per Capita Income # 649 2nd

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