Terra Alta, WV 26764 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26764: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Terra Alta, WV 26764

Acceptable Alternative
Corinth, WV 26764
Hopemont, WV 26764

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Preston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.444, Longitude -79.545
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 99
  • PO Box Addresses: 144
  • Residential Addresses: 1,819
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,819

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

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Terra Alta, WV 26764 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,556
Daytime Population: Workers 1,312
Daytime Population: Residents 2,645
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,957
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 4,427
Population in Familes 3,577
Population in Group Qrtrs 129
Population Density2 38
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $39,242
Average Household Income $50,438
Per Capita Income $20,876


Total Housing Units 2,487 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,418 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 426 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 643 (25.9%)
Median Home Value $104,745
Average Home Value $143,071


Total Households 1,844
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 1,255
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 0.35% 0.19%
Households 0.36% 0.22%
Families 0.2% 0.1%
Median Household Income   0.37%
Per Capita Income   1.79%

Terra Alta, WV 26764 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26764 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 # 112 83rd
Population Density # 382 42nd
Diversity Index # 420 37th
Median Household Income # 370 44th
Per Capita Income # 411 38th

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