Littleton, WV 26581 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26581: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Littleton, WV 26581

Acceptable Alternative
Knob Fork, WV 26581
Wileyville, WV 26581

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wetzel County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.666, Longitude -80.576
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • PO Box Addresses: 66
  • Residential Addresses: 409
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 409

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

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Littleton, WV 26581 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 711
Daytime Population: Workers 65
Daytime Population: Residents 397
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 462
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 711
Population in Familes 599
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $41,051
Average Household Income $54,201
Per Capita Income $20,964


Total Housing Units 372 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 234 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (11.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 (26.1%)
Median Home Value $84,667
Average Home Value $135,791


Total Households 275
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 198
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 -0.64% -0.98%
Households -0.59% -0.96%
Families -0.74% -1.03%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

Littleton, WV 26581 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26581 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 # 387 42nd
Population Density # 555 16th
Diversity Index # 541 19th
Median Household Income # 285 57th
Per Capita Income # 408 39th

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