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ZIP Code 26143

Primary City:Elizabeth, WV (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (2:26pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.1, -81.4
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26143

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26143. 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 26143. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26143, 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:
Elizabeth, WV
Acceptable:
Hughes River, Limestone Hill, Limestone Hl, Newark, Spring Valley, Standing Stone, Stndg Stone

Stats and Demographics for the 26143 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26143 is located in west West Virginia and covers a slightly higher 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 26143 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26143 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,547
Population Density 31 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,520
Median Home Value $79,300
Land Area 145.62 sq mi
Water Area 1.34 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,901
Median Household Income $34,568

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male129131143135119115117122156193209169176117108562719
Female12412114414811012112814117419119918216912688543650
Total2532522872832292362452633303844083513452431961106369

Gender

 Male 2,241 49%
 Female 2,306 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,482 98.6%
 Black Or African American 9 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.2%
 Asian 10 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 38 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2713923737435625711140
Renter2969687247322914
Total5620830544640328914054

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,039 55%
 Single Guardian 296 16%
 Singles 485 26%
 Singles With Roommate 81 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,343 71%
 Households with Kids 558 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2926272825263125242623303133283731271230
Female2626322015302622282439252432273026362926
Total5552594840565747525062555565556757634156

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26143 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26143 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 26143 real estate data, the median home value of $79,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26143 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26143 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26143 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,547 100%
 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 793 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 748 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 360 14%
 Households Vacant 619 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 31 5.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.5%
 For Sale Only 31 5.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 3.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 354 57.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 178 28.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 13 4%
 1 Bedroom 49 14%
 2 Bedroom 133 39%
 3+ Bedroom 147 43%
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 $34,568 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26143 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. However, that is not the case in 26143. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,296 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 721 20%
 No Earnings 1,666 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 1,296 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 721 20%
 No Earnings 1,666 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,531 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 47 3%
 Worked at Home 84 5%
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. 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 260 17%
 High School Graduate 1,072 69%
 Associate's degree 74 5%
 Bachelor's degree 78 5%
 Master's degree 38 2%
 Professional school degree 36 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 555 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 89 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 38 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26143

ZIP Code 26143 is in the Wirt County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26143.

Wirt County Middle School
110 School View
Elizabeth, WV 26143
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wirt County School District
Wirt County Primary Center
Schoolview St
Elizabeth, WV 26143
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wirt County School District
Wirt County High School
Mulberry St
Elizabeth, WV 26143
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wirt County School District

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