Littleton, WV 26581 ZIP Code Profile

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Knob Fork, WV | Littleton, WV | Wileyville, WV

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: 64
  • Residential Addresses: 409
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 409

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

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  1. 26581 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 26581 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Littleton, WV 26581 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,167
Population in Households 1,167
Population in Familes 973
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $40,132
Average Household Income $51,610
Per Capita Income $20,211


Total Housing Units 632 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 391 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (10.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 175 (27.7%)
Median Home Value $84,808
Average Home Value $131,522


Total Households 457
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 325
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.36% -0.7%
Households -0.42% -0.71%
Families -0.58% -0.75%
Median Household Income   1.19%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Littleton, WV 26581 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26581 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 # 294 56th
Population Density # 528 21st
Diversity Index # 445 34th
Median Household Income # 364 46th
Per Capita Income # 488 27th

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