Mount Nebo, WV 26679 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26679: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mount Nebo, WV 26679

Acceptable Alternative
Runa, WV 26679

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Nicholas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.205, Longitude -80.822
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 39
  • PO Box Addresses: 301
  • Residential Addresses: 570
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 570

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

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Mount Nebo, WV 26679 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,958
Daytime Population: Workers 265
Daytime Population: Residents 1,206
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,471
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 1,958
Population in Familes 1,635
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 32
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $45,184
Average Household Income $63,905
Per Capita Income $27,253


Total Housing Units 1,183 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 711 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 124 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 348 (29.4%)
Median Home Value $124,548
Average Home Value $132,208


Total Households 835
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 585
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 -0.08% -0.52%
Households -0.07% -0.51%
Families -0.26% -0.62%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   3.16%

Mount Nebo, WV 26679 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26679 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 # 209 69th
Population Density # 428 36th
Diversity Index # 601 9th
Median Household Income # 129 81st
Per Capita Income # 56 92nd

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