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ZIP Code 26444

Primary City:Tunnelton, WV (View All Cities)
County: Preston County
Timezone: Eastern (1:52am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.4, -79.8
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26444

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26444. 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 26444. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26444, 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:
Tunnelton, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26444 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26444 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 26444 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 large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26444 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,639
Population Density 50 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,626
Median Home Value $72,800
Land Area 72.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,449
Median Household Income $42,961

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male10691118108106104921081171581581411448780493217
Female10710296123888511610214014615313513210475533729
Total2131932142311941892082102573043112762761911551026946

Gender

 Male 1,816 50%
 Female 1,823 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,584 98.5%
 Black Or African American 2 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.2%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 36 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2312018526529019911630
Renter1951344532191110
Total4217121931032221812740

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 851 59%
 Single Guardian 202 14%
 Singles 314 22%
 Singles With Roommate 82 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,016 70%
 Households with Kids 433 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2124252214192320151926252622182428201822
Female1720321919232516191818222018253026251719
Total3844574133424836343744474640435454453541

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26444 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26444 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 26444 real estate data, the median home value of $72,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26444 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26444 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26444 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,639 100%
 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 477 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 751 46%
 Renter Occupied Households 221 14%
 Households Vacant 177 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 14 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 37 21%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 110 62%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 6 3%
 2 Bedroom 67 32%
 3+ Bedroom 138 65%
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 $42,961 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26444 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 26444 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 26444. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 1,078 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 701 21%
 No Earnings 1,544 46%
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 1,078 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 701 21%
 No Earnings 1,544 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,556 98.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 12 0.8%
 Worked at Home 15 0.9%
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 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 323 23%
 High School Graduate 937 66%
 Associate's degree 22 2%
 Bachelor's degree 108 8%
 Master's degree 30 2%
 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 635 95.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 0.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 30 4.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26444

ZIP Code 26444 is in the Preston County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26444.

Fellowsville Elementary
Rr 1 Box 265
Tunnelton, WV 26444
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Preston County School District
Tunnelton-Denver Elementary
Rr 2 Box 118b
Tunnelton, WV 26444
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Preston County School District
South Preston Middle School
Route 26
Tunnelton, WV 26444
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Preston County School District

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