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ZIP Code 26250

Primary City:Belington, WV (View All Cities)
County: Barbour County
Timezone: Eastern (11:30pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.1, -80.0
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26250

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26250. 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 26250. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26250, 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:
Belington, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26250 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26250 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 26250 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults 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 26250 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,570
Population Density 63 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,364
Median Home Value $84,900
Land Area 87.95 sq mi
Water Area 0.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,054
Median Household Income $38,560

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male142168169208157202176216185234226190183146111745942
Female155154170157128134155190182205223180173126129717476
Total297322339365285336331406367439449370356272240145133118

Gender

 Male 2,888 52%
 Female 2,682 48%
Gender

Race

 White 5,465 98.1%
 Black Or African American 42 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.2%
 Asian 5 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 37 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2614326335336228615769
Renter3180827949392510
Total5722334543241132518279

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,170 57%
 Single Guardian 328 16%
 Singles 450 22%
 Singles With Roommate 106 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,387 68%
 Households with Kids 667 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3432242836352938302932333936383550394628
Female2434263837312229353428313245342744252730
Total5866506673665167656360647181726294647358

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26250 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26250 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 26250 real estate data, the median home value of $84,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26250 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26250 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26250 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,159 92.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 344 6.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 64 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 815 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 844 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 395 17%
 Households Vacant 310 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 34 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 2%
 For Sale Only 35 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 101 33%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 121 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 22 7%
 1 Bedroom 36 12%
 2 Bedroom 72 24%
 3+ Bedroom 175 57%
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 $38,560 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26250 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. Most commuters in 26250 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,186 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 895 22%
 No Earnings 2,079 50%
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 1,186 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 895 22%
 No Earnings 2,079 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,694 95.0%
 Public transportation 11 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 0.6%
 Worked at Home 69 3.9%
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 526 31.8%
 High School Graduate 975 58.9%
 Associate's degree 65 3.9%
 Bachelor's degree 49 3.0%
 Master's degree 33 2.0%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 923 84.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 44 4.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 123 11.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26250

ZIP Code 26250 is in the Barbour County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26250.

Belington Elementary
Route 92
Belington, WV 26250
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Barbour County School District
Belington Middle School
Rr 2 Box 343
Belington, WV 26250
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Barbour County School District

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