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ZIP Code 26253

Primary City:Beverly, WV (View All Cities)
County: Randolph County
Timezone: Eastern (5:00pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.8, -79.9
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26253

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26253. 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 26253. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26253, 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:
Beverly, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26253 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26253 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 26253 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26253 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,490
Population Density 51 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,628
Median Home Value $124,000
Land Area 68.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,452
Median Household Income $45,131

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1071311021107799728611713714312714210380373012
Female112981051029384999213615513413814010566602534
Total219229207212170183171178253292277265282208146975546

Gender

 Male 1,712 49%
 Female 1,778 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,449 98.8%
 Black Or African American 9 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 24 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner16891632652641989022
Renter427842575731299
Total5816720532232122911931

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 773 53%
 Single Guardian 242 17%
 Singles 361 25%
 Singles With Roommate 76 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,015 70%
 Households with Kids 437 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2220262028203122302917212510142427261918
Female192425212623191416151526232623212326925
Total4144514154435036464432474836374550522843

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26253 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26253 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 26253 real estate data, the median home value of $124,000 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 26253. Rentals in 26253 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26253 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,490 100%
 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 583 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 524 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 345 21%
 Households Vacant 176 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 22 12.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 12 6.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 62 35.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 79 44.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 1%
 1 Bedroom 10 4%
 2 Bedroom 144 55%
 3+ Bedroom 105 40%
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 $45,131 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26253 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 26253 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. More commuters in 26253 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 1,094 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 489 21%
 No Earnings 770 33%
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 1,094 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 489 21%
 No Earnings 770 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,433 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 47 3%
 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 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 90 8%
 High School Graduate 653 62%
 Associate's degree 119 11%
 Bachelor's degree 80 8%
 Master's degree 109 10%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 9 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 503 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 11 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 86 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26253

ZIP Code 26253 is in the Randolph County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26253.

Beverly Elementary School
Route 219 / 250 South
Beverly, WV 26253
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Randolph County School District
Tygart Valley Christian Academy
33 Main St
Beverly, WV 26253
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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