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ZIP Code 26234

Primary City:Rock Cave, WV (View All Cities)
County: Upshur County
Timezone: Eastern (5:00am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.75, -80.32
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26234

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26234. 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 26234. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26234, 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:
Rock Cave, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26234 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26234 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 26234 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26234 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,454
Population Density 27 people per sq mi
Housing Units 812
Median Home Value $74,500
Land Area 53.05 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 604
Median Household Income $34,647

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male382341503329333967595863624335311313
Female403848523040224556506650543939241813
Total786189102636955841231091241131168274553126

Gender

 Male 730 50%
 Female 724 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,437 98.8%
 Black Or African American 6 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner93379100125925819
Renter614232271052
Total15471021221321026321

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 332 55%
 Single Guardian 93 15%
 Singles 150 25%
 Singles With Roommate 29 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 439 73%
 Households with Kids 165 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11778344574614710515910115
Female1210441038897914126107181074
Total23171112137121316111528191615222720189

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26234 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26234 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 26234 real estate data, the median home value of $74,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 26234. Rentals in 26234 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26234 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,454 100%
 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 218 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 297 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 89 11%
 Households Vacant 208 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 137 66%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 52 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 23 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $34,647 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26234 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. Residents in ZIP code 26234 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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, 26234 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. In 26234 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 437 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 188 13%
 No Earnings 777 55%
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 437 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 188 13%
 No Earnings 777 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 443 94%
 Public transportation 27 6%
 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. 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 101 17%
 High School Graduate 424 70%
 Associate's degree 23 4%
 Bachelor's degree 32 5%
 Master's degree 29 5%
 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 284 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 23 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 37 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26234

ZIP Code 26234 is in the Upshur County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26234.

Rock Cave Elementary
Rt 2 Box 2f
Rock Cave, WV 26234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Upshur County School District

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