Fairmont, WV 26554 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 26554: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fairmont, WV 26554

Acceptable Alternative
Jordan, WV 26554
Monongah, WV 26554
Pleasant Valley, WV 26554
Pleasant Vly, WV 26554
White Hall, WV 26554

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bellview, WV 26554

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Marion County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.476, Longitude -80.152
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26554 has segments in 4 Counties (Harrison, Marion, Monongalia, Taylor).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,301
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 18,621
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 622
    • Single Family Addresses: 17,999

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

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Fairmont, WV 26554 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 43,425
Daytime Population: Workers 18,632
Daytime Population: Residents 24,155
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 42,787
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 42,115
Population in Familes 32,222
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,310
Population Density2 339
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $43,894
Average Household Income $59,258
Per Capita Income $25,500


Total Housing Units 20,272 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,204 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,164 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,904 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $119,537
Average Home Value $145,235


Total Households 18,368
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 11,214
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 0.5% 0.41%
Households 0.44% 0.36%
Families 0.23% 0.23%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Fairmont, WV 26554 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26554 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 # 1 100th
Population Density # 106 84th
Diversity Index # 72 89th
Median Household Income # 158 76th
Per Capita Income # 97 86th

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