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ZIP Code 26291

Primary City:Slatyfork, WV (View All Cities)
County: Pocahontas County
Timezone: Eastern (7:52pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.5, -80.1
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26291

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26291. 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 26291. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26291, 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:
Slatyfork, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26291 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26291 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 26291 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26291 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 165
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 156
Land Area 62.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 74
Median Household Income $45,208

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male506657610136612643000
Female8123543387114523010
Total131891011913211317161166010

Gender

 Male 95 58%
 Female 70 42%
Gender

Race

 White 163 99%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 2 1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1611916710
Renter23953100
Total39201419810

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 37 50%
 Single Guardian 11 15%
 Singles 22 30%
 Singles With Roommate 4 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 57 77%
 Households with Kids 17 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male21200000042000303002
Female20130100000200101100
Total41330100042200404102

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26291 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 26291 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Rentals in 26291 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26291 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 165 100%
 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 26 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 25 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 23 15%
 Households Vacant 82 53%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 69 84%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 5 6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 24 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $45,208 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26291 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. 26291 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 26291 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. However, that is not the case in 26291. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 36 56%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 28 44%
 No Earnings 0 0%
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 36 56%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 28 44%
 No Earnings 0 0%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 40 80%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 20%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 26291 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 24 63%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 14 37%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 13 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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