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ZIP Code 26031

Primary City:Benwood, WV (View All Cities)
County: Marshall County
Timezone: Eastern (10:19pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.01, -80.71
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26031

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26031. 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 26031. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26031, 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:
Benwood, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26031 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26031 is located in north West Virginia and covers a slightly less 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 26031 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26031 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,755
Population Density 641 people per sq mi
Housing Units 906
Median Home Value $58,600
Land Area 2.74 sq mi
Water Area 0.56 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 791
Median Household Income $30,800

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male547253535747456542586262563319191420
Female495647515456565241549066734035303737
Total103128100104111103101117831121521281297354495157

Gender

 Male 831 47%
 Female 924 53%
Gender

Race

 White 1,686 96.1%
 Black Or African American 21 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 43 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5317888110775444
Renter266753546020195
Total3198131142170977349

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 275 35%
 Single Guardian 174 22%
 Singles 292 37%
 Singles With Roommate 50 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 591 75%
 Households with Kids 200 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male14814911171216161281110121510127914
Female9118111371318510126118151099812
Total2319222024242534212220172120302021161726

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26031 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26031 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 26031 real estate data, the median home value of $58,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26031 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26031 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $200-$299/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26031 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,755 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 232 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 255 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 304 34%
 Households Vacant 115 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 2 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 84 73%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 30 10%
 1 Bedroom 79 26%
 2 Bedroom 99 33%
 3+ Bedroom 93 31%
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 $30,800 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26031 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 26031 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 26031 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 431 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 327 26%
 No Earnings 499 40%
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 431 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 327 26%
 No Earnings 499 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 644 95.7%
 Public transportation 4 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 14 2.1%
 Worked at Home 11 1.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 64 12%
 High School Graduate 399 77%
 Associate's degree 20 4%
 Bachelor's degree 26 5%
 Master's degree 6 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 212 77.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 39 14.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 24 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26031

ZIP Code 26031 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26031.

Ss James & John School
52 7th St
Benwood, WV 26031
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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