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ZIP Code 26296

Primary City:Whitmer, WV (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Randolph County
Timezone: Eastern (12:21pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.8, -79.6
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26296

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26296. 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 26296. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26296, 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:
Whitmer, WV
Acceptable:
Job

Stats and Demographics for the 26296 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26296 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 26296 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26296 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 177
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 122
Median Home Value $69,800
Land Area 44.78 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 84
Median Household Income $52,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male36221154713710767631
Female5223423738149395034
Total88455381110212119101512665

Gender

 Male 91 51%
 Female 86 49%
Gender

Race

 White 177 100%
 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 0 0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner04722181394
Renter00211300
Total04923191694

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 47 56%
 Single Guardian 10 12%
 Singles 24 29%
 Singles With Roommate 3 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 69 82%
 Households with Kids 15 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10100131110010000110
Female13000100100002021002
Total23100231210012021112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26296 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26296 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 26296 real estate data, the median home value of $69,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26296 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26296 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26296 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 177 100%
 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 25 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 52 43%
 Renter Occupied Households 7 6%
 Households Vacant 38 31%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 74%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 9 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 9 100%
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 $52,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26296 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. 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, 26296 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. In 26296 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 74 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 16 7%
 No Earnings 143 61%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 74 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 16 7%
 No Earnings 143 61%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 74 100%
 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.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 24 22%
 High School Graduate 85 78%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 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 83 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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