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ZIP Code 26205

Primary City:Craigsville, WV (View All Cities)
County: Nicholas County
Timezone: Eastern (12:53am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.31, -80.62
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26205

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26205. 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 26205. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26205, 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:
Craigsville, WV
Acceptable:
Cottle

Stats and Demographics for the 26205 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26205 is located in south 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 26205 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 slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26205 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,690
Population Density 142 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,712
Median Home Value $77,100
Land Area 25.90 sq mi
Water Area 0.36 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,505
Median Household Income $32,128

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male11698143130769010610810412414711913411975443520
Female1139911412294851121341161421331531509395664239
Total2291972572521701752182422202662802722842121701107759

Gender

 Male 1,788 48%
 Female 1,902 52%
Gender

Race

 White 3,639 98.6%
 Black Or African American 7 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 6 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 33 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2611018722527821511739
Renter266462614028225
Total5217424928631824313944

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 807 54%
 Single Guardian 261 17%
 Singles 368 24%
 Singles With Roommate 69 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,036 69%
 Households with Kids 469 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1819193514222318211532293235262624312315
Female172219228232226203515152722192832222120
Total3541385722454544415047445957455456534435

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26205 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26205 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 26205 real estate data, the median home value of $77,100 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 26205. Rentals in 26205 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $200-$299/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26205 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,690 100%
 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 492 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 705 41%
 Renter Occupied Households 308 18%
 Households Vacant 207 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 23 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 15 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 45 22%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 114 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 85 34%
 2 Bedroom 58 23%
 3+ Bedroom 104 42%
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 $32,128 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26205 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. 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, 26205 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. Most commuters in 26205 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 647 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 352 15%
 No Earnings 1,322 57%
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 647 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 352 15%
 No Earnings 1,322 57%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 909 100%
 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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 165 18%
 High School Graduate 686 75%
 Associate's degree 28 3%
 Bachelor's degree 38 4%
 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 502 72%
 Enrolled in Private School 36 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 163 23%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26205

ZIP Code 26205 is in the Nicholas County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26205.

Gauley River Elementary School
100 School St
Craigsville, WV 26205
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Nicholas County School District
Beaver Elementary School
16414 Webster Rd
Craigsville, WV 26205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nicholas County School District
Craigsville Elementary School
100 School St
Craigsville, WV 26205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nicholas County School District
Nicholas County Career/Technical Center
215 Milam Addition Rd
Craigsville, WV 26205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Nicholas County School District

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