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ZIP Code 26280

Primary City:Mill Creek, WV (View All Cities)
County: Randolph County
Timezone: Eastern (11:25am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.76, -79.96
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26280

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26280. 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 26280. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26280, 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:
Mill Creek, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26280 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26280 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 26280 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors 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 26280 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,710
Population Density 25 people per sq mi
Housing Units 811
Median Home Value $69,000
Land Area 69.22 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 682
Median Household Income $29,112

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male553948633741434463737653596545161510
Female504962664438395343756674583643292515
Total105881101298179829710614814212711710188454025

Gender

 Male 845 49%
 Female 865 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,686 98.6%
 Black Or African American 3 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 14 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1127781261131094916
Renter142724361716145
Total25541021621301256321

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 369 54%
 Single Guardian 123 18%
 Singles 164 24%
 Singles With Roommate 26 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 473 69%
 Households with Kids 209 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1191311108117338121691510913167
Female8111010107101210991419111214201377
Total1920232120152119131217263520272429262314

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26280 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26280 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 26280 real estate data, the median home value of $69,000 is low 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 26280. Rentals in 26280 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally < $200/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26280 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,710 100%
 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 222 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 307 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 153 19%
 Households Vacant 129 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 61 47%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 44 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 6%
 1 Bedroom 46 33%
 2 Bedroom 43 30%
 3+ Bedroom 43 30%
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 $29,112 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26280 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 26280 can expect to fall in that range. 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 541 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 213 15%
 No Earnings 693 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 541 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 213 15%
 No Earnings 693 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 647 97.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4 0.6%
 Worked at Home 16 2.4%
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 158 24%
 High School Graduate 423 64%
 Associate's degree 31 5%
 Bachelor's degree 29 4%
 Master's degree 18 3%
 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 356 93.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 18 4.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 5 1.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26280

ZIP Code 26280 is in the Randolph County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26280.

Tygarts Valley Middle/High School
Rt 1 Box 290
Mill Creek, WV 26280
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Randolph County School District
George Ward Elementary School
Route 219 / 250 South
Mill Creek, WV 26280
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Randolph County School District

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