Sutton, WV 26601 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26601: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sutton, WV 26601

Acceptable Alternative
Centralia, WV 26601
Herold, WV 26601
Newville, WV 26601

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Braxton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.672, Longitude -80.688
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 222
  • PO Box Addresses: 192
  • Residential Addresses: 1,889
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,889

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

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Sutton, WV 26601 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,668
Daytime Population: Workers 2,592
Daytime Population: Residents 2,794
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,386
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 4,506
Population in Familes 3,614
Population in Group Qrtrs 162
Population Density2 38
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $38,337
Average Household Income $52,679
Per Capita Income $21,435


Total Housing Units 2,253 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,272 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 577 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 404 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $95,570
Average Home Value $124,017


Total Households 1,849
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,225
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 0.28% 0.13%
Households 0.3% 0.15%
Families 0.12% 0.02%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

Sutton, WV 26601 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26601 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 # 110 84th
Population Density # 386 42nd
Diversity Index # 293 56th
Median Household Income # 407 39th
Per Capita Income # 359 46th

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