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ZIP Code 26137

Primary City:Big Springs, WV (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (10:01pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.99, -80.97
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26137

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26137. 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 26137. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26137, 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:
Big Springs, WV
Acceptable:
Nobe, Tanner

Stats and Demographics for the 26137 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26137 is located in central 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 26137 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26137 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 939
Population Density 18 people per sq mi
Housing Units 529
Median Home Value $50,700
Land Area 52.36 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 399
Median Household Income $21,667

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2922272813252531294339444428191894
Female22302124221926282536404237272614815
Total515248523544515954797986815545321719

Gender

 Male 477 51%
 Female 462 49%
Gender

Race

 White 921 98.1%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.4%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 7 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner729417789563514
Renter2713116561
Total936548895614115

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 228 57%
 Single Guardian 45 11%
 Singles 111 28%
 Singles With Roommate 15 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 290 73%
 Households with Kids 109 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male823652546464310869322
Female45553477934536547532
Total127811861211157109616131016854

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26137 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26137 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 26137 real estate data, the median home value of $50,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26137 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26137 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26137 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 939 100%
 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 121 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 227 43%
 Renter Occupied Households 51 10%
 Households Vacant 130 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 1.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 8 6.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 2.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 69 53.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.8%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 47 36.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 27 100%
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 $21,667 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26137 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 26137 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. In 26137 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 116 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 101 13%
 No Earnings 560 72%
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 116 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 101 13%
 No Earnings 560 72%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 164 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 146 40%
 High School Graduate 196 54%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 20 6%
 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 84 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 13 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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