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ZIP Code 26003

Primary City:Wheeling, WV (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (12:58pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.1, -80.6
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26003

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26003. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 26003. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26003, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Wheeling, WV
Acceptable:
Bethlehem, Elm Grove, Mozart, Overbrook, Warwood

Stats and Demographics for the 26003 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26003 is located in north West Virginia and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 26003 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26003 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 43,002
Population Density 454 people per sq mi
Housing Units 20,880
Median Home Value $102,000
Land Area 94.77 sq mi
Water Area 3.41 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 18,573
Median Household Income $41,248

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1311,0971,2251,3981,3711,1731,1471,1191,1961,4391,7061,7101,491968785576515413
Female1,0501,0591,2001,4401,4301,0901,1221,2011,2581,5801,8011,8421,5411,115980954918961
Total2,1812,1562,4252,8382,8012,2632,2692,3202,4543,0193,5073,5523,0322,0831,7651,5301,4331,374

Gender

 Male 20,460 48%
 Female 22,542 52%
Gender

Race

 White 40,072 93.2%
 Black Or African American 1,572 3.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 56 0.1%
 Asian 374 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.0%
 Other Race 91 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 828 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1029591,6502,6943,1171,9411,550575
Renter5471,1388471,020953610529341
Total6492,0972,4973,7144,0702,5512,079916

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,115 44%
 Single Guardian 2,909 16%
 Singles 6,568 35%
 Singles With Roommate 981 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 13,975 75%
 Households with Kids 4,598 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male210219249242218202227227223242219251247266270247264280337318
Female197227189212204215220224196237218248253244247248269324352328
Total407446438454422417447451419479437499500510517495533604689646

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26003 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26003 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 26003 real estate data, the median home value of $102,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 26003. Rentals in 26003 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26003 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 41,078 95.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 66 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 76 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 413 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,061 2.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 308 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,859 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 5,729 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,985 29%
 Households Vacant 2,307 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 824 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 57 2%
 For Sale Only 265 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 107 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 194 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 860 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 380 7%
 1 Bedroom 1,997 37%
 2 Bedroom 1,685 31%
 3+ Bedroom 1,335 25%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $41,248 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26003 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 26003 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 13,098 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,421 26%
 No Earnings 13,262 37%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 13,098 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,421 26%
 No Earnings 13,262 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,416 89.8%
 Public transportation 295 1.5%
 Taxicab 14 0.1%
 Motorcycle 27 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,019 5.3%
 Worked at Home 619 3.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,207 9%
 High School Graduate 7,943 56%
 Associate's degree 857 6%
 Bachelor's degree 2,598 18%
 Master's degree 883 6%
 Professional school degree 379 3%
 Doctorate degree 272 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,065 70.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,400 19.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 759 10.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26003

ZIP Code 26003 is in the Marshall County School District. There are 22 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26003.

Sherrard Junior High School
1000 Fairmont Pk
Wheeling, WV 26003
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Marshall County School District
Hilltop Elementary School
2 Ram Dr
Wheeling, WV 26003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marshall County School District
Bethlehem Elementary School
22 Chapel Rd
Wheeling, WV 26003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ohio County School District
Bridge Street Middle School
19 Junior Ave
Elm Grove, WV 26003
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ohio County School District
Elm Grove Elementary School
85 Mil Acres Dr
Wheeling, WV 26003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ohio County School District
Madison Elementary School
91 Zane St
Wheeling, WV 26003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ohio County School District
Ritchie Elementary School
3700 Wood St
Wheeling, WV 26003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ohio County School District
Steenrod Elementary School
100 Clarks Ln
Wheeling, WV 26003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ohio County School District
Triadelphia Middle School
1636 National Rd
Wheeling, WV 26003
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ohio County School District
Warwood School
150 Viking Dr
Wheeling, WV 26003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ohio County School District
West Liberty Elementary School
745 Van Meter Way
Wheeling, WV 26003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ohio County School District
Wheeling Middle School
3500 Chapline St
Wheeling, WV 26003
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ohio County School District
Woodsdale Elementary School
1 Bethany Pk
Wheeling, WV 26003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ohio County School District
Northern Regional Juvenile Detention Center
1000 Chapline St
Wheeling, WV 26003
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Institutional Educational Programs School District
Wheeling Park High School
1976 Park View Rd
Wheeling, WV 26003
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ohio County School District
St Vincent De Paul School
127 Key Ave
Wheeling, WV 26003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Michael Parish School
1221 National Rd
Wheeling, WV 26003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Central Catholic High School
75 14th St
Wheeling, WV 26003
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Our Lady of Peace School
640 Old Fairmont Pike
Wheeling, WV 26003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Corpus Christi Elementary School
1512 Warwood Ave
Wheeling, WV 26003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Wheeling Country Day School
8 Park Rd
Wheeling, WV 26003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Augusta Levy Learning Center
99 N Main St
Wheeling, WV 26003
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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