Belva, WV 26656 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26656: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Belva, WV 26656

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Nicholas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.27, Longitude -81.131
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26656 has segments in 2 Counties (Fayette, Nicholas).

  • Businesses Addresses: 6
  • PO Box Addresses: 90
  • Residential Addresses: 124
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 124

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

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Belva, WV 26656 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 353
Daytime Population: Workers 49
Daytime Population: Residents 242
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 291
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 353
Population in Familes 299
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $44,363
Average Household Income $49,950
Per Capita Income $19,669


Total Housing Units 174 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 110 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (20.1%)
Median Home Value $67,500
Average Home Value $75,455


Total Households 139
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 101
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 -1.05% -0.98%
Households -1.14% -1.03%
Families -1.29% -1.22%
Median Household Income   0.67%
Per Capita Income   1.76%

Belva, WV 26656 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26656 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 # 504 24th
Population Density # 512 23rd
Diversity Index # 396 41st
Median Household Income # 149 78th
Per Capita Income # 499 25th

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