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ZIP Code 26374

Primary City:Independence, WV (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (2:00am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.44, -79.90
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26374

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26374. 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 26374. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26374, 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:
Independence, WV
Unacceptable:
Newburg

Stats and Demographics for the 26374 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26374 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 26374 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 less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26374 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,375
Population Density 42 people per sq mi
Housing Units 632
Median Home Value $75,400
Land Area 32.66 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 576
Median Household Income $50,282

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3538453737285655455952754532232095
Female373647353740435638415857413629151815
Total7274927274689911183100110132866852352720

Gender

 Male 696 51%
 Female 679 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,357 98.7%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.5%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 9 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner134982101110624115
Renter9251814181054
Total2274100115128724619

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 311 54%
 Single Guardian 91 16%
 Singles 140 24%
 Singles With Roommate 34 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 413 72%
 Households with Kids 163 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9748678891110811571259410
Female11116591238411871296481256
Total201810131519111613221815231413161321916

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26374 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26374 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 26374 real estate data, the median home value of $75,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26374 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26374 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26374 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,375 100%
 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 217 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 256 41%
 Renter Occupied Households 103 16%
 Households Vacant 56 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 39 70%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 12 14%
 3+ Bedroom 76 86%
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 $50,282 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26374 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 26374 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 26374. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 562 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 335 26%
 No Earnings 372 29%
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 562 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 335 26%
 No Earnings 372 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 764 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 24 3%
 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 123 21%
 High School Graduate 330 56%
 Associate's degree 41 7%
 Bachelor's degree 80 14%
 Master's degree 9 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 8 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 168 57%
 Enrolled in Private School 97 33%
 Not Enrolled in School 32 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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