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ZIP Code 26298

Primary City:Bergoo, WV (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Webster County
Timezone: Eastern (3:51am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.5, -80.4
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26298

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26298. 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 26298. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26298, 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:
Bergoo, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26298 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26298 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 26298 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26298 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 96
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 84
Median Home Value $28,800
Land Area 11.10 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 40
Median Household Income $49,844

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male214511033254654300
Female051241231642581200
Total26575226489611135500

Gender

 Male 49 51%
 Female 47 49%
Gender

Race

 White 92 96%
 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 4 4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner025910920
Renter10001100
Total1259111020

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 27 68%
 Single Guardian 2 5%
 Singles 8 20%
 Singles With Roommate 3 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 30 75%
 Households with Kids 10 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10010000110111102200
Female00000022100100200000
Total10010022210211302200

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26298 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 26298 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1940s. Looking at 26298 real estate data, the median home value of $28,800 is low compared to the rest of the country.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 96 100%
 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 20 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 17 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 3 4%
 Households Vacant 44 52%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 31 70%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 7 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $49,844 is compared to the rest of the country.

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, 26298 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 26298 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 11 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8 19%
 No Earnings 24 56%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8 19%
 No Earnings 24 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11 100%
 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 4 20%
 High School Graduate 16 80%
 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

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