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ZIP Code 26241

Primary City:Elkins, WV (View All Cities)
County: Randolph County
Timezone: Eastern (12:28pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.9, -79.8
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26241

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26241. 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 26241. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26241, 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:
Elkins, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26241 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26241 is located in central West Virginia and covers a slightly higher 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 26241 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26241 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,591
Population Density 113 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,929
Median Home Value $109,900
Land Area 129.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,172
Median Household Income $38,394

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male402423404500424367351436468487485486557396332205170141
Female375383396479420381393411458523549562538466339276259349
Total7778068009798447487448479261,0101,0341,0481,095862671481429490

Gender

 Male 7,034 48%
 Female 7,557 52%
Gender

Race

 White 14,162 97.1%
 Black Or African American 127 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 31 0.2%
 Asian 86 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 24 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 161 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner42279575753944781478180
Renter22341037237834921113265
Total2656899471,1311,293992610245

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,856 46%
 Single Guardian 967 16%
 Singles 1,980 32%
 Singles With Roommate 369 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,564 74%
 Households with Kids 1,608 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7281847874848793859278766890861041011149583
Female7979697774837561908082926181738581118122101
Total151160153155148167162154175172160168129171159189182232217184

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26241 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26241 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 26241 real estate data, the median home value of $109,900 is slightly less than average 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 26241. Rentals in 26241 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26241 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,797 94.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 84 0.6%
 Nursing Facilities 378 2.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 313 2.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 19 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,187 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,845 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,140 31%
 Households Vacant 757 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 209 27.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.7%
 For Sale Only 82 10.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 1.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 201 26.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 247 32.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 141 7%
 1 Bedroom 431 22%
 2 Bedroom 782 39%
 3+ Bedroom 649 32%
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 $38,394 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26241 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 26241 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 4,206 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,852 23%
 No Earnings 5,083 42%
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 4,206 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,852 23%
 No Earnings 5,083 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,405 88.3%
 Public transportation 10 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 508 8.3%
 Worked at Home 197 3.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 804 16%
 High School Graduate 2,763 56%
 Associate's degree 197 4%
 Bachelor's degree 763 15%
 Master's degree 293 6%
 Professional school degree 87 2%
 Doctorate degree 44 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,832 79.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 193 8.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 273 11.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26241

ZIP Code 26241 is in the Randolph County School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26241.

Elkins Middle School
308 Robert East Lee Ave
Elkins, WV 26241
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Randolph County School District
Midland Elementary School
150 Kennedy Dr
Elkins, WV 26241
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Randolph County School District
North Elementary School
310 Boundary St
Elkins, WV 26241
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Randolph County School District
Elkins Third Ward Elementary School
111 Nathan St
Elkins, WV 26241
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Randolph County School District
Jennings Randolph Elementary School
101 Scott Ford Rd
Elkins, WV 26241
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Randolph County School District
Elkins Mountain School
100 Bell St
Elkins, WV 26241
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Institutional Educational Programs School District
Wv Childrens Home
109 Maple St
Elkins, WV 26241
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Institutional Educational Programs School District
Elkins High School
100 Kennedy Dr
Elkins, WV 26241
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Randolph County School District
Randolph County Alternative Center
40 11th St
Elkins, WV 26241
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Randolph County School District
Randolph Technical Center
200 Kennedy Dr
Elkins, WV 26241
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Randolph County School District
Highland Adventist School
1 Old Leadsville Rd
Elkins, WV 26241
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
New Life Christian School
Rr 3 Box 536
Elkins, WV 26241
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
New Era Christian Academy
Rr 3 Box 450
Elkins, WV 26241
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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