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ZIP Code 26206

Primary City:Cowen, WV (View All Cities)
County: Webster County
Timezone: Eastern (7:35am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.45, -80.59
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26206

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26206. 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 26206. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26206, 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:
Cowen, WV
Acceptable:
Boggs

Stats and Demographics for the 26206 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26206 is located in central 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 26206 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 higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26206 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,976
Population Density 40 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,453
Median Home Value $60,900
Land Area 73.85 sq mi
Water Area 0.46 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,191
Median Household Income $24,973

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male12883901007871829082107891261086965322327
Female858574100768286110921081121301146456514655
Total213168164200154153168200174215201256222133121836982

Gender

 Male 1,450 49%
 Female 1,526 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,932 98.5%
 Black Or African American 1 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 37 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner14861241752441438641
Renter414759593025143
Total5513318323427416810044

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 615 52%
 Single Guardian 226 19%
 Singles 280 24%
 Singles With Roommate 70 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 803 67%
 Households with Kids 388 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2120252917141415232019141522221927191320
Female2115141312171621191613131616162327171717
Total4235394229313036423632273138384254363037

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26206 has a slightly higher 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 26206 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 26206 real estate data, the median home value of $60,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26206 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26206 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26206 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,918 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 58 2%
 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 369 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 544 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 278 19%
 Households Vacant 262 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 24 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 17 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 132 50%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 77 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 17 5%
 2 Bedroom 171 50%
 3+ Bedroom 152 45%
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 $24,973 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26206 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. 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 26206 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 690 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 415 18%
 No Earnings 1,160 51%
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 690 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 415 18%
 No Earnings 1,160 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 900 89.0%
 Public transportation 5 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 80 7.9%
 Worked at Home 26 2.6%
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 210 24.1%
 High School Graduate 588 67.4%
 Associate's degree 64 7.3%
 Bachelor's degree 7 0.8%
 Master's degree 0 0.0%
 Professional school degree 3 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 400 85.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 69 14.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26206

ZIP Code 26206 is in the Webster County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26206.

Glade Elementary School
25 Mill St
Cowen, WV 26206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Webster County School District
Glade Middle School
25 Mill St
Cowen, WV 26206
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Webster County School District

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