Mathias, WV 26812 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26812: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mathias, WV 26812

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Hardy County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.877, Longitude -78.892
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 38
  • PO Box Addresses: 125
  • Residential Addresses: 695
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 695

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

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Mathias, WV 26812 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,757
Daytime Population: Workers 149
Daytime Population: Residents 912
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,061
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 1,757
Population in Familes 1,374
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $41,720
Average Household Income $56,951
Per Capita Income $25,024


Total Housing Units 1,307 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 661 (50.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 111 ( 8.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 535 (40.9%)
Median Home Value $162,226
Average Home Value $178,253


Total Households 772
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 503
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 0.16% -0.14%
Households 0.16% -0.08%
Families -0.08% -0.24%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   3.17%

Mathias, WV 26812 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26812 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 # 227 66th
Population Density # 578 13th
Diversity Index # 276 59th
Median Household Income # 235 65th
Per Capita Income # 116 83rd

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