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ZIP Code 26416

Primary City:Philippi, WV (View All Cities)
County: Barbour County
Timezone: Eastern (6:55pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.2, -80.1
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26416

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26416. 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 26416. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26416, 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:
Philippi, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26416 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26416 is located in central West Virginia and covers a slightly higher 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 26416 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26416 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,529
Population Density 55 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,498
Median Home Value $98,500
Land Area 137.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.74 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,996
Median Household Income $35,843

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2432222512882531941892332222422432752461921371116247
Female191195187311338220214215235274261248281225146114123101
Total434417438599591414403448457516504523527417283225185148

Gender

 Male 3,650 48%
 Female 3,879 52%
Gender

Race

 White 7,188 95.5%
 Black Or African American 87 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 62 0.8%
 Asian 31 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 11 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 149 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2417331043352535923678
Renter122171180125108755126
Total146344490558633434287104

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,561 52%
 Single Guardian 482 16%
 Singles 805 27%
 Singles With Roommate 148 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,124 71%
 Households with Kids 872 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4150406551404242475456485439584751547863
Female43303345365335403136404133374437486611697
Total848073110879377827890968987761028499120194160

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26416 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26416 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 26416 real estate data, the median home value of $98,500 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 26416. Rentals in 26416 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26416 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,127 94.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 10 0.1%
 Other Institutional 55 0.7%
 College Student Housing 337 4.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,027 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,111 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 858 25%
 Households Vacant 502 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 97 19.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 32 6.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 1.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 165 32.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 200 39.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 65 9%
 1 Bedroom 145 21%
 2 Bedroom 269 38%
 3+ Bedroom 222 32%
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 $35,843 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26416 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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. Most commuters in 26416 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,773 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,597 27%
 No Earnings 2,592 43%
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 1,773 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,597 27%
 No Earnings 2,592 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,389 85.4%
 Public transportation 15 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 229 8.2%
 Worked at Home 159 5.7%
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 539 23%
 High School Graduate 1,284 55%
 Associate's degree 65 3%
 Bachelor's degree 288 12%
 Master's degree 84 4%
 Professional school degree 34 1%
 Doctorate degree 28 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 842 75.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 135 12.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 133 12.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26416

ZIP Code 26416 is in the Barbour County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26416.

Philip Barbour High School Complex
99 Horseshoe Dr
Philippi, WV 26416
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Barbour County School District
Philippi Elementary School
Route 3 Box 38
Philippi, WV 26416
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Barbour County School District
Philippi Middle School
Rt 3 Box 40
Philippi, WV 26416
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Barbour County School District
Feed My Sheep Christian School
Depot St
Philppi, WV 26416
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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