Petersburg, WV 26847 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 26847: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Petersburg, WV 26847

Acceptable Alternative
Arthur, WV 26847
Dorcas, WV 26847
Landes Sta, WV 26847
Landes Station, WV 26847

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Grant County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.997, Longitude -79.124
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26847 has segments in 3 Counties (Grant, Hardy, Pendleton).

  • Businesses Addresses: 307
  • PO Box Addresses: 418
  • Residential Addresses: 2,603
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 21
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,582

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. 26847 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 26847 (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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Petersburg, WV 26847 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Petersburg, WV 26847 Housing Affordability Index is 131
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

Petersburg, WV 26847 Wealth Index is 46
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 6,873
Population in Households 6,750
Population in Familes 5,309
Population in Group Qrtrs 123
Population Density 61
Diversity Index1 13
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,528
Average Household Income $49,424
Per Capita Income $20,932
Wealth Index3 46

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,568 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,074 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 834 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 660 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $147,445
Housing Affordability Index2 131
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,908
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 1,877
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 0.88% 0.47%
Households 0.87% 0.46%
Families 0.7% 0.34%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.36%

Petersburg, WV 26847 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26847 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 # 74 89th
Population Density # 295 57th
Diversity Index # 117 83rd
Median Household Income # 487 29th
Per Capita Income # 390 43rd

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