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ZIP Code 26201

Primary City:Buckhannon, WV (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (1:37pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.0, -80.2
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26201

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26201. 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 26201. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26201, 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:
Buckhannon, WV
Acceptable:
Century, Tennerton
Unacceptable:
Hodgesville

Stats and Demographics for the 26201 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26201 is located in central 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 26201 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26201 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,701
Population Density 110 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,703
Median Home Value $102,500
Land Area 179.38 sq mi
Water Area 0.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,792
Median Household Income $41,432

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male563533525766806528571542596674702674681492380262162137
Female546532522822835538484578600693733746626559426350266251
Total1,1091,0651,0471,5881,6411,0661,0551,1201,1961,3671,4351,4201,3071,051806612428388

Gender

 Male 9,594 49%
 Female 10,107 51%
Gender

Race

 White 19,195 97.4%
 Black Or African American 148 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 38 0.2%
 Asian 77 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 36 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 207 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner794808421,2021,318970589208
Renter25645034334729522213754
Total3359301,1851,5491,6131,192726262

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,110 53%
 Single Guardian 1,095 14%
 Singles 2,176 28%
 Singles With Roommate 411 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,587 72%
 Households with Kids 2,205 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male115107115116114104979812094114106104107111116131167241215
Female8911912710310510611010610598104104101115132118119195258214
Total204226242219219210207204225192218210205222243234250362499429

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26201 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26201 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 26201 real estate data, the median home value of $102,500 is slightly less than average 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 26201. Rentals in 26201 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26201 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,486 93.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 152 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,057 5.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,102 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,586 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,104 24%
 Households Vacant 911 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 148 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 2%
 For Sale Only 81 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 336 37%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 298 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 71 4%
 1 Bedroom 338 18%
 2 Bedroom 770 42%
 3+ Bedroom 668 36%
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 $41,432 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26201 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 26201 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,623 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,772 23%
 No Earnings 7,107 43%
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 5,623 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,772 23%
 No Earnings 7,107 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,434 92.8%
 Public transportation 4 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 375 4.7%
 Worked at Home 199 2.5%
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. 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 1,188 18.1%
 High School Graduate 4,054 61.9%
 Associate's degree 218 3.3%
 Bachelor's degree 682 10.4%
 Master's degree 285 4.4%
 Professional school degree 78 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 45 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,765 84.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 148 4.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 357 10.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26201

ZIP Code 26201 is in the Upshur County School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26201.

Fred W Eberle Tech Center
Rt.5 Box 2
Buckhannon, WV 26201
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Upshur County School District
B-U Middle School
Rt. 6 Box 303
Buckhannon, WV 26201
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Upshur County School District
Hodgesville Elementary
Rt.5 Box 383
Buckhannon, WV 26201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Upshur County School District
Tennerton Elementary
Route 6 Box 513
Buckhannon, WV 26201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Upshur County School District
Washington District Elementary
Rt.7 Box 234
Buckhannon, WV 26201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Upshur County School District
Union Elementary School
20 Heavener Grove Rd
Buckhannon, WV 26201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Upshur County School District
Buckhannon Academy Elementary School
16 College Ave
Buckhannon, WV 26201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Upshur County School District
Buckhannon Upshur High School
50 Buckhannonupshur Dr
Buckhannon, WV 26201
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Upshur County School District
Brushy Fork Christian School
Brushy Fork Rd
Buckhannon, WV 26201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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