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ZIP Code 26218

Primary City:French Creek, WV (View All Cities)
County: Upshur County
Timezone: Eastern (7:37am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.8, -80.3
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26218

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26218. 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 26218. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26218, 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:
French Creek, WV
Acceptable:
Alexander

Stats and Demographics for the 26218 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26218 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 26218 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 families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26218 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,583
Population Density 39 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,307
Median Home Value $112,800
Land Area 66.18 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,029
Median Household Income $31,890

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male84887487696368898110893122919155341312
Female81978073487266807611210888838047342313
Total165185154160117135134169157220201210174171102683625

Gender

 Male 1,322 51%
 Female 1,261 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,548 98.6%
 Black Or African American 3 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.3%
 Asian 3 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 16 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11841451772081576914
Renter193425352313105
Total301181702122311707919

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 604 59%
 Single Guardian 130 13%
 Singles 238 23%
 Singles With Roommate 57 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 723 70%
 Households with Kids 306 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male14211915517222024181319618191518171816
Female111519182317222114211511141910161515179
Total2536383328344441383928302037293133323525

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26218 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26218 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 26218 real estate data, the median home value of $112,800 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 26218. Rentals in 26218 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26218 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,583 100%
 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 431 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 434 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 164 13%
 Households Vacant 278 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 19 6.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 10 3.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 159 57.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 84 30.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 18 10%
 2 Bedroom 71 41%
 3+ Bedroom 86 49%
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 $31,890 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26218 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. 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 26218. 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 594 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 382 21%
 No Earnings 859 47%
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 594 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 382 21%
 No Earnings 859 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 782 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 21 3%
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 241 26%
 High School Graduate 588 64%
 Associate's degree 8 1%
 Bachelor's degree 62 7%
 Master's degree 8 1%
 Professional school degree 9 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 541 95%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 29 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26218

ZIP Code 26218 is in the Upshur County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26218.

French Creek Elementary
Rt.2 Box 305
French Creek, WV 26218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Upshur County School District

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