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ZIP Code 26437

Primary City:Smithfield, WV (View All Cities)
County: Wetzel County
Timezone: Eastern (10:53pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.50, -80.56
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26437

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26437. 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 26437. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26437, 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:
Smithfield, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26437 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26437 is located in north 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 26437 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 slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26437 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 645
Population Density 20 people per sq mi
Housing Units 334
Median Home Value $49,300
Land Area 32.24 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 253
Median Household Income $27,528

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male221818261415192618303420231217870
Female2321271916182018201925291912151061
Total45394545303339443849594942243218131

Gender

 Male 327 51%
 Female 318 49%
Gender

Race

 White 640 99.2%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11936454226151
Renter67716141170
Total72643615637221

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 133 53%
 Single Guardian 42 17%
 Singles 69 27%
 Singles With Roommate 9 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 160 63%
 Households with Kids 93 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male472351228633151133635
Female662273173321039265153
Total101345124391195134141398788

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26437 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26437 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 26437 real estate data, the median home value of $49,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26437 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26437 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26437 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 645 100%
 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 62 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 123 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 68 20%
 Households Vacant 81 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 37 46%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 34 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 7 9%
 2 Bedroom 55 73%
 3+ Bedroom 13 17%
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 $27,528 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26437 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 26437 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 26437 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 123 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 68 12%
 No Earnings 354 65%
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 123 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 68 12%
 No Earnings 354 65%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 156 88%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 21 12%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 114 40%
 High School Graduate 151 53%
 Associate's degree 7 2%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 11 4%
 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 41 98%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 1 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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