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ZIP Code 26101

Primary City:Parkersburg, WV (View All Cities)
County: Wood County
Timezone: Eastern (5:26pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.24, -81.57
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26101

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26101. 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 26101. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26101, 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:
Parkersburg, WV
Unacceptable:
Vienna

Stats and Demographics for the 26101 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26101 is located in west 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 26101 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26101 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,999
Population Density 1,017 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,314
Median Home Value $88,200
Land Area 29.51 sq mi
Water Area 1.97 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,672
Median Household Income $34,084

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9859339789019109179579369631,1081,138953810639477331276190
Female1,0158628819808911,0079509699301,1721,1571,015923779612538466450
Total2,0001,7951,8591,8811,8011,9241,9071,9051,8932,2802,2951,9681,7331,4181,089869742640

Gender

 Male 14,402 48%
 Female 15,597 52%
Gender

Race

 White 28,638 95.5%
 Black Or African American 526 1.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 84 0.3%
 Asian 87 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.0%
 Other Race 78 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 573 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner907311,1241,6581,6681,277894316
Renter5611,14293796763436621691
Total6511,8732,0612,6252,3021,6431,110407

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,241 41%
 Single Guardian 2,599 21%
 Singles 4,032 32%
 Singles With Roommate 800 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,911 70%
 Households with Kids 3,761 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male191208185198229173184169178198190181219190157182196180186182
Female201197219189197158187147173192190174171154197186181219197177
Total392405404387426331371316351390380355390344354368377399383359

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26101 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26101 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 26101 real estate data, the median home value of $88,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26101 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26101 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 26101 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,548 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 15 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 326 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 110 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,487 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,271 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,914 34%
 Households Vacant 1,642 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 504 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 1%
 For Sale Only 227 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 92 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 73 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 722 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 135 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,156 25%
 2 Bedroom 1,822 39%
 3+ Bedroom 1,585 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 $34,084 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26101 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 26101 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 8,040 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,351 23%
 No Earnings 10,083 43%
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 8,040 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,351 23%
 No Earnings 10,083 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,512 92.2%
 Public transportation 174 1.5%
 Taxicab 11 0.1%
 Motorcycle 13 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 392 3.4%
 Worked at Home 294 2.6%
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 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 1,297 14.0%
 High School Graduate 6,046 65.2%
 Associate's degree 637 6.9%
 Bachelor's degree 895 9.7%
 Master's degree 243 2.6%
 Professional school degree 104 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 45 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,503 80.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 434 7.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 626 11.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26101

ZIP Code 26101 is in the Wood County School District. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26101.

Wood County Vocational Tech Center
1515 Blizzard Dr
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Wood County School District
Franklin Elementary Center
1511 Division St Ext
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wood County School District
Martin Elementary School
1301 Hillcrest St
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wood County School District
Blennerhassett Elementary School
448 Jewel Rd
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wood County School District
Criss Elementary School
2800 22nd St
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wood County School District
Edison Junior High School
1201 Hillcrest St
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wood County School District
Fairplains Elementary School
615 Broadway Ave
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wood County School District
Gihon Elementary School
2000 Belmont Rd
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wood County School District
Jefferson Elementary Center
1103 Plum St
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wood County School District
Lubeck Elementary School
206 Lubeck Rd
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wood County School District
Mckinley Elementary School
1130 19th St
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wood County School District
Blennerhassett Junior High School
444 Jewel Rd
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wood County School District
Lorrie Yeager Juvenile Center
907 Mission Dr
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Institutional Educational Programs School District
Parkersburg High School
2101 Dudley Ave
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wood County School District
Parkersburg South High School
1511 Blizzard Dr
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wood County School District
Parkersburg Catholic High School
3201 Fairview Ave
Parkesburg, WV 26101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Parkersburg Catholic Elementary School
810 Juliana St
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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