Augusta, WV 26704 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26704: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Augusta, WV 26704

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Hampshire County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.298, Longitude -78.594
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 72
  • PO Box Addresses: 466
  • Residential Addresses: 1,847
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,847

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

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Augusta, WV 26704 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,774
Daytime Population: Workers 412
Daytime Population: Residents 3,221
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,633
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 5,646
Population in Familes 4,659
Population in Group Qrtrs 128
Population Density2 62
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $38,643
Average Household Income $51,188
Per Capita Income $19,165


Total Housing Units 2,990 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,681 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 440 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 869 (29.1%)
Median Home Value $145,264
Average Home Value $183,195


Total Households 2,121
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 1,502
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 0.5% 0.48%
Households 0.57% 0.49%
Families 0.39% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

Augusta, WV 26704 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26704 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 # 95 86th
Population Density # 281 58th
Diversity Index # 189 72nd
Median Household Income # 392 41st
Per Capita Income # 527 21st

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