Swiss, WV 26690 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26690: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Swiss, WV 26690

Acceptable Alternative
Jodie, WV 26690

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Nicholas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.277, Longitude -81.071
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26690 has segments in 2 Counties (Fayette, Nicholas).

  • Businesses Addresses: 9
  • PO Box Addresses: 38
  • Residential Addresses: 169
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 169

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

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Swiss, WV 26690 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 254
Daytime Population: Workers 13
Daytime Population: Residents 174
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 187
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 254
Population in Familes 214
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $43,105
Average Household Income $49,631
Per Capita Income $18,758


Total Housing Units 121 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 75 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (20.7%)
Median Home Value $65,741
Average Home Value $74,333


Total Households 96
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 69
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 -0.94% -0.88%
Households -0.97% -1.06%
Families -1.14% -1.19%
Median Household Income   0.61%
Per Capita Income   1.79%

Swiss, WV 26690 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26690 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 # 539 19th
Population Density # 575 14th
Diversity Index # 335 49th
Median Household Income # 175 74th
Per Capita Income # 545 18th

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