Big Run, WV 26561 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26561: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Big Run, WV 26561

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wetzel County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.591, Longitude -80.57
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 0
  • 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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Big Run, WV 26561 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 577
Daytime Population: Workers 24
Daytime Population: Residents 403
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 427
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 577
Population in Familes 489
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $42,087
Average Household Income $52,762
Per Capita Income $21,032


Total Housing Units 321 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 189 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 (28.3%)
Median Home Value $86,397
Average Home Value $99,603


Total Households 230
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 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 -0.63% -1.06%
Households -0.59% -0.98%
Families -0.71% -1.09%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Big Run, WV 26561 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26561 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 # 424 36th
Population Density # 542 18th
Diversity Index # 599 9th
Median Household Income # 212 68th
Per Capita Income # 401 40th

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