Mount Lookout, WV 26678 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26678: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mount Lookout, WV 26678

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Nicholas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.179, Longitude -80.907
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 9
  • PO Box Addresses: 286
  • Residential Addresses: 253
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 253

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

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Mount Lookout, WV 26678 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,462
Population in Households 1,462
Population in Familes 1,238
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 114
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $44,175
Average Household Income $59,554
Per Capita Income $23,626


Total Housing Units 675 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 483 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 97 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $150,203
Average Home Value $157,816


Total Households 580
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 427
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 2.12% 1.27%
Households 2.12% 1.24%
Families 1.95% 1.19%
Median Household Income   0.5%
Per Capita Income   1.21%

Mount Lookout, WV 26678 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26678 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 # 251 63rd
Population Density # 184 73rd
Diversity Index # 491 27th
Median Household Income # 182 73rd
Per Capita Income # 229 66th

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