Fairmont, WV 26554 ZIP Code Profile


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: 1,281
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 18,381
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 512
    • Single Family Addresses: 17,869

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

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Fairmont, WV 26554 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 43,158
Population in Households 41,818
Population in Familes 31,881
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,340
Population Density1 326
Diversity Index2 18


Median Household Income $45,554
Average Household Income $61,214
Per Capita Income $26,229


Total Housing Units 20,274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,896 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,280 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,098 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $121,150
Average Home Value $148,143


Total Households 18,176
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 11,113
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 0.29% 0.2%
Households 0.17% 0.12%
Families -0.02% 0.01%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.13%

Fairmont, WV 26554 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26554 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 # 1 100th
Population Density # 100 85th
Diversity Index # 72 89th
Median Household Income # 153 77th
Per Capita Income # 115 83rd

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