Gassaway, WV 26624 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26624: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gassaway, WV 26624

Acceptable Alternative
Chapel, WV 26624

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Braxton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.686, Longitude -80.772
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 162
  • PO Box Addresses: 133
  • Residential Addresses: 1,232
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,232

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

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Gassaway, WV 26624 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,123
Daytime Population: Workers 1,586
Daytime Population: Residents 1,966
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,552
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 3,123
Population in Familes 2,463
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 37
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $33,350
Average Household Income $48,878
Per Capita Income $21,583


Total Housing Units 1,576 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 930 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 449 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 197 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $82,222
Average Home Value $120,699


Total Households 1,379
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 876
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 0.29% 0.15%
Households 0.32% 0.16%
Families 0.11% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Gassaway, WV 26624 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26624 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 # 144 78th
Population Density # 392 41st
Diversity Index # 343 48th
Median Household Income # 551 17th
Per Capita Income # 352 47th

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