Keyser, WV 26726 ZIP Code Profile

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Keyser, WV | Short Gap, WV

ZIP Code 26726: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Keyser, WV 26726

Acceptable Alternative
Rocket Center, WV 26726
Scherr, WV 26726
Short Gap, WV 26726

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Mineral County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.437, Longitude -78.981
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26726 has segments in 2 Counties (Grant, Mineral).

  • Businesses Addresses: 436
  • PO Box Addresses: 400
  • Residential Addresses: 5,868
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 168
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,700

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

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Keyser, WV 26726 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,958
Daytime Population: Workers 7,737
Daytime Population: Residents 9,178
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,915
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 14,348
Population in Familes 11,340
Population in Group Qrtrs 610
Population Density2 92
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $33,243
Average Household Income $47,881
Per Capita Income $20,150


Total Housing Units 6,716 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,055 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,032 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 629 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $117,364
Average Home Value $137,109


Total Households 6,087
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 3,915
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 1.11% 0.27%
Households 1.1% 0.27%
Families 0.91% 0.15%
Median Household Income   0.49%
Per Capita Income   1.97%

Keyser, WV 26726 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26726 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 # 23 97th
Population Density # 217 67th
Diversity Index # 78 88th
Median Household Income # 554 17th
Per Capita Income # 466 30th

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