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ZIP Code 26238

Primary City:Volga, WV (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (3:11pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.10, -80.13
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26238

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26238. 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 26238. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26238, 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:
Volga, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26238 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26238 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 26238 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26238 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 739
Population Density 34 people per sq mi
Housing Units 363
Median Home Value $56,300
Land Area 21.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 295
Median Household Income $36,628

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1728192718151121254925252031191295
Female22151221181717262432232736251710147
Total394331483632284749814852565636222312

Gender

 Male 376 51%
 Female 363 49%
Gender

Race

 White 732 99.1%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner31834585554257
Renter6410113340
Total92244695857297

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 187 63%
 Single Guardian 44 15%
 Singles 51 17%
 Singles With Roommate 13 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 214 73%
 Households with Kids 81 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male34325563925354359468
Female47453125405214362734
Total711778688132105686111111912

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26238 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26238 were primarily built in the 1940s. Looking at 26238 real estate data, the median home value of $56,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26238 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26238 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26238 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 739 100%
 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 117 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 137 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 41 11%
 Households Vacant 68 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 72%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 14 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 7 16%
 3+ Bedroom 38 84%
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 $36,628 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26238 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, 26238 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 26238 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 132 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 76 14%
 No Earnings 325 61%
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 132 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 76 14%
 No Earnings 325 61%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 184 100%
 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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 73 36%
 High School Graduate 89 44%
 Associate's degree 14 7%
 Bachelor's degree 26 13%
 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 135 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26238

ZIP Code 26238 is in the Barbour County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26238.

Volga Century Elementary
Rr 1 Box 12s
Volga, WV 26238
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Barbour County School District

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