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ZIP Code 26385

Primary City:Lost Creek, WV (View All Cities)
County: Harrison County
Timezone: Eastern (6:40am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.2, -80.4
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26385

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26385. 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 26385. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26385, 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:
Lost Creek, WV
Acceptable:
Mcwhorter

Stats and Demographics for the 26385 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26385 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 26385 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26385 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,872
Population Density 63 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,660
Median Home Value $104,100
Land Area 61.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,506
Median Household Income $45,577

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
Male1091381221449211411811613015514614414310571422120
Female111102130105771061151261481501801451558690533132
Total220240252249169220233242278305326289298191161955252

Gender

 Male 1,930 50%
 Female 1,942 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,780 97.6%
 Black Or African American 11 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.2%
 Asian 4 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 12 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 56 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner181472182763072229630
Renter8414642271495
Total2618826431833423610535

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 906 60%
 Single Guardian 233 15%
 Singles 311 21%
 Singles With Roommate 56 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,005 67%
 Households with Kids 501 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2528231526262529322519262626392929242315
Female2028232428191421202829322021253025151016
Total4556463954453950525348584647645954393331

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26385 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26385 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 26385 real estate data, the median home value of $104,100 is slightly less than average 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 26385. Rentals in 26385 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26385 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,864 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 8 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 776 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 538 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 192 12%
 Households Vacant 154 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 4.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1.3%
 For Sale Only 10 6.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 36 23.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 98 63.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 5 2%
 2 Bedroom 91 34%
 3+ Bedroom 169 64%
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 $45,577 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26385 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. 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 26385 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,187 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 542 17%
 No Earnings 1,509 47%
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 1,187 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 542 17%
 No Earnings 1,509 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,434 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 36 2%
 Worked at Home 57 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 179 13%
 High School Graduate 844 64%
 Associate's degree 124 9%
 Bachelor's degree 114 9%
 Master's degree 67 5%
 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 577 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 26 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 20 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26385

ZIP Code 26385 is in the Harrison County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26385.

Lost Creek Elementary School
College St
Lost Creek, WV 26385
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Harrison County School District
South Harrison Middle School
Rt. 1 Box 58b
Lost Creek, WV 26385
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Harrison County School District
South Harrison High School
Route 1
Lost Creek, WV 26385
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Harrison County School District

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