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ZIP Code 26147

Primary City:Grantsville, WV (View All Cities)
County: Calhoun County
Timezone: Eastern (5:01am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.94, -81.09
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26147

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26147. 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 26147. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26147, 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:
Grantsville, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26147 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26147 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 26147 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26147 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,188
Population Density 47 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,157
Median Home Value $72,600
Land Area 46.12 sq mi
Water Area 0.55 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 991
Median Household Income $32,778

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
Male546053625763566367809282934857293316
Female485864584557595276799085956053544149
Total102118117120102120115115143159182167188108110837465

Gender

 Male 1,065 49%
 Female 1,123 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,148 98.2%
 Black Or African American 8 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.2%
 Asian 4 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 1 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 20 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1150851541701209630
Renter2447424151332413
Total359712719522115312043

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 451 46%
 Single Guardian 151 15%
 Singles 344 35%
 Singles With Roommate 45 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 758 76%
 Households with Kids 233 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1410811185141112138881610101414146
Female118105813144191113129191215911119
Total2518181626182815312421201735222523252515

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26147 has a slightly less than average 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 26147 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 26147 real estate data, the median home value of $72,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26147 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26147 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26147 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,166 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 22 1%
 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 327 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 389 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 275 24%
 Households Vacant 166 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 20 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 7 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 96 58%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 40 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 15 6%
 1 Bedroom 49 21%
 2 Bedroom 43 19%
 3+ Bedroom 124 54%
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 $32,778 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26147 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 26147 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 598 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 388 21%
 No Earnings 884 47%
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 598 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 388 21%
 No Earnings 884 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 891 97.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 0.3%
 Worked at Home 19 2.1%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 177 22.1%
 High School Graduate 527 65.7%
 Associate's degree 38 4.7%
 Bachelor's degree 44 5.5%
 Master's degree 6 0.7%
 Professional school degree 10 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 343 89.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 10 2.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 31 8.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26147

ZIP Code 26147 is in the Calhoun County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26147.

Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center
5326 East Little Kanawha Hwy
Grantsville, WV 26147
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Calhoun County School District
Pleasant Hill School
3254 North Calhoun Hwy
Grantsville, WV 26147
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Calhoun County School District

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