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ZIP Code 26440

Primary City:Thornton, WV (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (5:33am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.33, -79.91
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26440

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26440. 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 26440. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26440, 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:
Thornton, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26440 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26440 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 26440 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 parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26440 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,135
Population Density 26 people per sq mi
Housing Units 541
Median Home Value $115,700
Land Area 42.97 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 461
Median Household Income $58,125

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male36493922222631523741505336342314213
Female35283935233042374933503339311710510
Total7177785745567389867410086756540242613

Gender

 Male 589 52%
 Female 546 48%
Gender

Race

 White 1,115 98.2%
 Black Or African American 2 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.4%
 Asian 3 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 9 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner63976758163398
Renter516211015511
Total115597859668409

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 247 54%
 Single Guardian 65 14%
 Singles 114 25%
 Singles With Roommate 35 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 321 70%
 Households with Kids 140 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male758713761211710796547244
Female96757775291266611012663
Total1611151220141317131622131512614198107

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26440 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26440 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 26440 real estate data, the median home value of $115,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 26440. Rentals in 26440 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26440 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,135 100%
 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 144 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 243 45%
 Renter Occupied Households 74 14%
 Households Vacant 80 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 1 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 60 75%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 31 46%
 3+ Bedroom 36 54%
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 $58,125 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26440 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 26440 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 26440. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 182 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 187 24%
 No Earnings 414 53%
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 182 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 187 24%
 No Earnings 414 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 315 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 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 population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 57 16%
 High School Graduate 267 75%
 Associate's degree 14 4%
 Bachelor's degree 19 5%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 175 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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