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ZIP Code 26178

Primary City:Smithville, WV (View All Cities)
County: Ritchie County
Timezone: Eastern (1:13pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.1, -81.1
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26178

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26178. 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 26178. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26178, 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:
Smithville, WV
Acceptable:
Burnt House

Stats and Demographics for the 26178 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26178 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 26178 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26178 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 587
Population Density 14 people per sq mi
Housing Units 402
Median Home Value $71,800
Land Area 41.44 sq mi
Water Area 0.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 247
Median Household Income $41,591

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male121618221413817153129242618161223
Female1512201210139152125291726172112611
Total27283834242617323656584152353724814

Gender

 Male 296 50%
 Female 291 50%
Gender

Race

 White 565 96%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 22 4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner21420524241198
Renter158149741
Total31928665148239

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 141 57%
 Single Guardian 34 14%
 Singles 68 28%
 Singles With Roommate 4 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 189 77%
 Households with Kids 58 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male61323323509144353562
Female41376132041744042333
Total1026994555410888395895

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26178 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26178 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 26178 real estate data, the median home value of $71,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 26178. Rentals in 26178 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26178 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 587 100%
 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 73 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 125 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 49 12%
 Households Vacant 155 39%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 0.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Sale Only 2 1.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 117 75.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 34 21.9%
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 19 100%
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 $41,591 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26178 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. 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, 26178 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. However, that is not the case in 26178. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 104 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 79 25%
 No Earnings 131 42%
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 104 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 79 25%
 No Earnings 131 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 147 100%
 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. 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 49 35%
 High School Graduate 75 53%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 18 13%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 29 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26178

ZIP Code 26178 is in the Ritchie County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26178.

Smithville Elementary
State Route 47
Smithville, WV 26178
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ritchie County School District

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