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ZIP Code 26254

Primary City:Bowden, WV (View All Cities)
County: Randolph County
Timezone: Eastern (6:15pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.9, -79.7
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26254

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26254. 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 26254. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26254, 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:
Bowden, WV
Acceptable:
Wymer

Stats and Demographics for the 26254 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26254 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 26254 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26254 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 303
Population Density 5 people per sq mi
Housing Units 217
Median Home Value $132,000
Land Area 65.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 137
Median Household Income $36,484

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male711798741271471318116372
Female879494911713201010128531
Total1518161317111323142727232823148103

Gender

 Male 153 50%
 Female 150 50%
Gender

Race

 White 301 99.3%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4715193120102
Renter23594330
Total61020283523132

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 78 57%
 Single Guardian 11 8%
 Singles 40 29%
 Singles With Roommate 8 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 108 79%
 Households with Kids 29 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12023114200124124021
Female30140121313014100032
Total42163235513138224053

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26254 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26254 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 26254 real estate data, the median home value of $132,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26254 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26254 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26254 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 303 100%
 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 34 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 74 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 29 13%
 Households Vacant 80 37%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 58 73%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 12 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 10 45%
 3+ Bedroom 12 55%
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 $36,484 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26254 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, 26254 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. Most commuters in 26254 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 175 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 49 11%
 No Earnings 203 48%
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 175 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 49 11%
 No Earnings 203 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 224 100%
 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 79 37%
 High School Graduate 92 43%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 35 17%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 6 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 12 16%
 Enrolled in Private School 64 84%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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