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ZIP Code 26181

Primary City:Washington, WV (View All Cities)
County: Wood County
Timezone: Eastern (2:53pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.21, -81.67
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26181

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26181. 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 26181. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26181, 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:
Washington, WV
Acceptable:
New England

Stats and Demographics for the 26181 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26181 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 26181 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 large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26181 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,127
Population Density 161 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,560
Median Home Value $145,200
Land Area 38.09 sq mi
Water Area 2.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,402
Median Household Income $56,908

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male158184209227121133150177239271243230223228151943614
Female142156187203132136146207243274217228255210155744430
Total3003403964302532692963844825454604584784383061688044

Gender

 Male 3,088 50%
 Female 3,039 50%
Gender

Race

 White 6,003 98.0%
 Black Or African American 14 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.1%
 Asian 24 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 77 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2117338149447843416533
Renter17606231222173
Total3823344352550045517236

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,634 68%
 Single Guardian 265 11%
 Singles 422 18%
 Singles With Roommate 81 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,635 68%
 Households with Kids 767 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3436263327392844463239405444506030523529
Female2732263830382834263743213254395147392737
Total61685271577756787269826186988911177916266

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26181 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26181 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 26181 real estate data, the median home value of $145,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 26181. Rentals in 26181 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26181 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,127 100%
 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 1,293 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 886 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 223 9%
 Households Vacant 158 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 10 6.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1.9%
 For Sale Only 33 20.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 19.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 80 50.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 99 61%
 3+ Bedroom 63 39%
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 $56,908 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26181 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 26181 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,139 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,273 25%
 No Earnings 1,649 33%
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 2,139 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,273 25%
 No Earnings 1,649 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,812 94.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 16 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 73 2.4%
 Worked at Home 81 2.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 104 4%
 High School Graduate 1,485 63%
 Associate's degree 195 8%
 Bachelor's degree 415 18%
 Master's degree 95 4%
 Professional school degree 28 1%
 Doctorate degree 21 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,090 90.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 56 4.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 54 4.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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