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ZIP Code 26228

Primary City:Kanawha Head, WV (View All Cities)
County: Upshur County
Timezone: Eastern (7:02pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.77, -80.37
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26228

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26228. 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 26228. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26228, 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:
Kanawha Head, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26228 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26228 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 26228 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely 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 26228 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 109
Population Density 12 people per sq mi
Housing Units 55
Land Area 9.08 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 47

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male213444151456633232
Female110534025285252320
Total32397817661311885552

Gender

 Male 59 54%
 Female 50 46%
Gender

Race

 White 108 99%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 1 1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner046811560
Renter00111211
Total047912771

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 29 62%
 Single Guardian 6 13%
 Singles 11 23%
 Singles With Roommate 1 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 35 74%
 Households with Kids 12 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male01010000100210301002
Female01000010000000013101
Total02010010100210314103

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26228 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26228 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 109 100%
 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 14 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 26 47%
 Renter Occupied Households 7 13%
 Households Vacant 8 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 75%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

ZIP 26228 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 26228 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 26228 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. The commute in 26228 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 0 0%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 26 52%
 No Earnings 24 48%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 0 0%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 26 52%
 No Earnings 24 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9 35%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 17 65%
 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. 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 9 21%
 High School Graduate 17 40%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 16 38%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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