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ZIP Code 26040

Primary City:Mcmechen, WV (View All Cities)
County: Marshall County
Timezone: Eastern (8:35am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.99, -80.73
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26040

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26040. 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 26040. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26040, 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:
Mcmechen, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26040 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26040 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 26040 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26040 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,103
Population Density 906 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,045
Median Home Value $65,500
Land Area 2.32 sq mi
Water Area 0.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 923
Median Household Income $33,333

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male675966706467656470597481623727342826
Female625353645863517063797585854058435427
Total1291121191341221301161341331381491661477785778253

Gender

 Male 1,020 49%
 Female 1,083 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,059 97.9%
 Black Or African American 19 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 4 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 15 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1157961111538610539
Renter236446493233135
Total3412114216018511911844

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 391 42%
 Single Guardian 176 19%
 Singles 316 34%
 Singles With Roommate 40 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 677 73%
 Households with Kids 246 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male15129171011121214121115161220121020814
Female1212131210612169910141010111216131210
Total2724222920172428232121292622312426332024

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26040 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26040 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 26040 real estate data, the median home value of $65,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26040 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26040 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26040 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,095 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 8 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 337 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 321 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 265 25%
 Households Vacant 122 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 20 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 80 66%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 3%
 1 Bedroom 68 30%
 2 Bedroom 68 30%
 3+ Bedroom 84 37%
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 $33,333 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26040 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 26040 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 521 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 346 23%
 No Earnings 627 42%
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 521 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 346 23%
 No Earnings 627 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 645 91.9%
 Public transportation 4 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 19 2.7%
 Worked at Home 34 4.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 30 5.2%
 High School Graduate 454 78.1%
 Associate's degree 39 6.7%
 Bachelor's degree 36 6.2%
 Master's degree 18 3.1%
 Professional school degree 4 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 175 78.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 8 3.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 40 17.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26040

ZIP Code 26040 is in the Marshall County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26040.

Center Mcmechen Elementary School
800 Marshall St
Mc Mechen, WV 26040
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marshall County School District

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