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ZIP Code 26070

Primary City:Wellsburg, WV (View All Cities)
County: Brooke County
Timezone: Eastern (3:17am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.24, -80.60
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26070

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26070. 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 26070. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26070, 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:
Wellsburg, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26070 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26070 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 26070 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26070 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,441
Population Density 228 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,895
Median Home Value $80,400
Land Area 36.96 sq mi
Water Area 1.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,578
Median Household Income $40,653

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2102562132591921972432402722833663633342201971379374
Female187188253236173204235246263297383364330241221201132138
Total397444466495365401478486535580749727664461418338225212

Gender

 Male 4,149 49%
 Female 4,292 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,230 97.5%
 Black Or African American 70 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.0%
 Asian 18 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 15 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 103 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner25201382570694484343130
Renter65142124132114806032
Total90343506702808564403162

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,918 54%
 Single Guardian 543 15%
 Singles 949 27%
 Singles With Roommate 168 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,661 74%
 Households with Kids 917 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3745405658504437674352433936504851694144
Female3833374336274540405645514952426439573428
Total7578779994778977107999794888892112901267572

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26070 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26070 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 26070 real estate data, the median home value of $80,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26070 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26070 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26070 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,439 100.0%
 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 2 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,471 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,358 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 749 19%
 Households Vacant 317 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 72 22.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1.6%
 For Sale Only 42 13.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 2.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 6.0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 169 53.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 42 5%
 1 Bedroom 155 20%
 2 Bedroom 471 60%
 3+ Bedroom 114 15%
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 $40,653 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26070 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, 26070 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. Most commuters in 26070 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 2,325 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,411 21%
 No Earnings 3,063 45%
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 2,325 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,411 21%
 No Earnings 3,063 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,084 94.8%
 Public transportation 14 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 106 3.3%
 Worked at Home 49 1.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 254 9%
 High School Graduate 1,957 69%
 Associate's degree 218 8%
 Bachelor's degree 253 9%
 Master's degree 133 5%
 Professional school degree 29 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 946 84.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 111 9.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 63 5.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26070

ZIP Code 26070 is in the Brooke County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26070.

Brooke High School
Cross Creek Rd
Wellsburg, WV 26070
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Brooke County School District
Franklin Primary School
1305 Washington Pk
Wellsburg, WV 26070
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brooke County School District
Wellsburg Middle School
1447 Main St
Wellsburg, WV 26070
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Brooke County School District
Wellsburg Primary School
15th and Charles St
Wellsburg, WV 26070
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brooke County School District

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