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ZIP Code 26062

Primary City:Weirton, WV (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (1:37pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.42, -80.57
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26062

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26062. 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 26062. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26062, 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:
Weirton, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26062 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26062 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 26062 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26062 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,801
Population Density 785 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,532
Median Home Value $87,000
Land Area 27.76 sq mi
Water Area 1.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,672
Median Household Income $38,582

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male577630613556459539595653689771876914751473409361296204
Female592563557569479581633640689881940923752542570526506492
Total1,1691,1931,1701,1259381,1201,2281,2931,3781,6521,8161,8371,5031,015979887802696

Gender

 Male 10,366 48%
 Female 11,435 52%
Gender

Race

 White 20,521 94.1%
 Black Or African American 778 3.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.1%
 Asian 103 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 33 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 333 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner334699301,3761,5601,034965369
Renter203589499534488238236149
Total2361,0581,4291,9102,0481,2721,201518

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,478 46%
 Single Guardian 1,655 17%
 Singles 3,080 32%
 Singles With Roommate 459 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,241 75%
 Households with Kids 2,431 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1231241011311401141261241261181301201131321151261141099287
Female12212413910911510111411611710910812010611412910212210611075
Total245248240240255215240240243227238240219246244228236215202162

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26062 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26062 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 26062 real estate data, the median home value of $87,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26062 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26062 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 $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26062 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,634 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 152 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 15 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,668 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,068 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,936 28%
 Households Vacant 860 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 368 43%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1%
 For Sale Only 136 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 50 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 257 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 118 5%
 1 Bedroom 558 22%
 2 Bedroom 1,026 40%
 3+ Bedroom 886 34%
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 $38,582 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26062 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 26062 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,462 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,791 22%
 No Earnings 7,189 41%
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 6,462 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,791 22%
 No Earnings 7,189 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,298 91.4%
 Public transportation 207 2.3%
 Taxicab 14 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 262 2.9%
 Worked at Home 302 3.3%
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 675 9.3%
 High School Graduate 4,573 63.0%
 Associate's degree 696 9.6%
 Bachelor's degree 958 13.2%
 Master's degree 248 3.4%
 Professional school degree 94 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 14 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,618 76.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 330 9.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 459 13.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26062

ZIP Code 26062 is in the Brooke County School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26062.

Lauretta B Millsop Primary School
Legion and Swearingen
Weirton, WV 26062
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brooke County School District
Broadview Elementary School
189 Circle Dr
Weirton, WV 26062
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hancock County School District
Liberty Elementary School
200 Culler Rd
Weirton, WV 26062
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hancock County School District
Weirton Heights Elementary School
160 South 12th St
Weirton, WV 26062
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hancock County School District
Weir Middle School
125 Sinclair Ave
Weirton, WV 26062
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hancock County School District
Weir High School
100 Red Rider Rd
Weirton, WV 26062
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hancock County School District
St Pauls Elementary School
140 Walnut St
Weirton, WV 26062
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Joseph the Worker Grade School
151 Michael Way
Weirton, WV 26062
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Weirton Madonna High School
150 Michael Way
Weirton, WV 26062
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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