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ZIP Code 26155

Primary City:New Martinsville, WV (View All Cities)
County: Wetzel County
Timezone: Eastern (9:30pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.64, -80.83
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26155

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26155. 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 26155. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26155, 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:
New Martinsville, WV
Acceptable:
N Martinsvlle

Stats and Demographics for the 26155 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26155 is located in north 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 26155 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26155 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,823
Population Density 75 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,311
Median Home Value $90,700
Land Area 118.18 sq mi
Water Area 2.28 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,747
Median Household Income $42,823

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male24523830029318120420424428634333733031822019714411867
Female212238250274222214218253302353317353316285254196132165
Total457476550567403418422497588696654683634505451340250232

Gender

 Male 4,269 48%
 Female 4,554 52%
Gender

Race

 White 8,689 98.5%
 Black Or African American 18 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.1%
 Asian 35 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 18 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 54 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner33195378577643532346132
Renter95191175172124805717
Total128386553749767612403149

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,923 51%
 Single Guardian 584 16%
 Singles 1,076 29%
 Singles With Roommate 164 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,708 72%
 Households with Kids 1,039 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3153605532594941575766676050606463644245
Female4141504643534653434947425458675361504343
Total72941101017511295941001061131091141081271171241148588

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26155 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 26155 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 26155 real estate data, the median home value of $90,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 26155. Rentals in 26155 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26155 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,699 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 109 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 15 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,306 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,530 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 911 21%
 Households Vacant 564 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 128 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 3%
 For Sale Only 59 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 179 32%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 151 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 204 27%
 2 Bedroom 455 61%
 3+ Bedroom 91 12%
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 $42,823 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26155 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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, 26155 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 26155 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 2,471 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,295 18%
 No Earnings 3,462 48%
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 2,471 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,295 18%
 No Earnings 3,462 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,176 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 72 2%
 Worked at Home 32 1%
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 485 15.7%
 High School Graduate 2,000 64.7%
 Associate's degree 211 6.8%
 Bachelor's degree 242 7.8%
 Master's degree 94 3.0%
 Professional school degree 34 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 23 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,395 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 19 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 191 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26155

ZIP Code 26155 is in the Wetzel County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26155.

Wetzel County Center for Children & Families
Rr2 Box 107
New Martinsville, WV 26155
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Wetzel County School District
New Martinsville School
20 East Benjamin Dr
New Martinsville, WV 26155
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wetzel County School District
Magnolia High School
601 Maple Ave
New Martinsville, WV 26155
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wetzel County School District

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