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ZIP Code 26430

Primary City:Sand Fork, WV (View All Cities)
County: Gilmer County
Timezone: Eastern (1:15pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.90, -80.72
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26430

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26430. 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 26430. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26430, 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:
Sand Fork, WV
Acceptable:
Stouts Mills

Stats and Demographics for the 26430 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26430 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 26430 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 small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26430 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 466
Population Density 38 people per sq mi
Housing Units 217
Median Home Value $59,400
Land Area 12.26 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 182
Median Household Income $34,107

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male231418610181416122510161497225
Female22111916912201910232013121371234
Total4525372219303435224830292622141459

Gender

 Male 221 47%
 Female 245 53%
Gender

Race

 White 459 98.5%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.4%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.2%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner21922322921108
Renter457116240
Total62429433523148

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 103 57%
 Single Guardian 31 17%
 Singles 45 25%
 Singles With Roommate 3 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 112 62%
 Households with Kids 70 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male63477231174133022112
Female52833220454451560142
Total1151210104515128584582254

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26430 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26430 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 26430 real estate data, the median home value of $59,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26430 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26430 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26430 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 466 100%
 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 58 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 85 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 39 18%
 Households Vacant 35 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 26%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 66%
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 14 100%
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 $34,107 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26430 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 26430 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 143 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 97 18%
 No Earnings 300 56%
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 143 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 97 18%
 No Earnings 300 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 140 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 8 5%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 73 24.5%
 High School Graduate 170 57.0%
 Associate's degree 37 12.4%
 Bachelor's degree 16 5.4%
 Master's degree 2 0.7%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 130 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26430

ZIP Code 26430 is in the Gilmer County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26430.

Sand Fork Elementary
School House Hill
Sand Fork, WV 26430
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gilmer County School District

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