Keyser, WV 26726 ZIP Code Profile

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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: 439
  • PO Box Addresses: 357
  • Residential Addresses: 5,866
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 168
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,698

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 26726 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 26726 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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  3. West Virginia Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Keyser, WV 26726 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Keyser, WV 26726 Housing Affordability Index is 167
State of West Virginia Housing Affordability Index is 182
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Keyser, WV 26726 Wealth Index is 41
State of West Virginia Wealth Index is 64
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 14,023
Population in Households 13,500
Population in Familes 10,623
Population in Group Qrtrs 523
Population Density 88
Diversity Index1 17
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,434
Average Household Income $49,383
Per Capita Income $20,380
Wealth Index3 41

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,573 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,634 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,136 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 803 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $127,890
Housing Affordability Index2 167
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,770
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 3,687
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.42% -0.15%
Households 0.53% -0.13%
Families 0.34% -0.25%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Keyser, WV 26726 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26726 to the other 682 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 31 96th
Population Density # 227 67th
Diversity Index # 83 88th
Median Household Income # 355 48th
Per Capita Income # 425 38th

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