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ZIP Code 26456

Primary City:West Union, WV (View All Cities)
County: Doddridge County
Timezone: Eastern (6:56pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.3, -80.8
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26456

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26456. 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 26456. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26456, 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:
West Union, WV
Acceptable:
Blandville

Stats and Demographics for the 26456 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26456 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 26456 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is 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 26456 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,734
Population Density 25 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,059
Median Home Value $77,900
Land Area 151.34 sq mi
Water Area 0.71 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,570
Median Household Income $32,375

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male85121138134666810313310314913514314911789714225
Female95112108132698710510610814215814312112493714742
Total1802332462661351552082392112912932862702411821428967

Gender

 Male 1,871 50%
 Female 1,863 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,667 98.2%
 Black Or African American 4 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.2%
 Asian 4 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 49 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1310016125429624714543
Renter215271574730249
Total3415223231134327716952

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 833 53%
 Single Guardian 237 15%
 Singles 449 29%
 Singles With Roommate 51 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,127 72%
 Households with Kids 443 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1015171928202424253523123236252337232616
Female1821132719272231132326221720262034262613
Total2836304647474655385849344956514371495229

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26456 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26456 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 26456 real estate data, the median home value of $77,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26456 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26456 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 26456 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,734 100%
 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 544 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 715 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 311 15%
 Households Vacant 489 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 3.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 13 2.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 4.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 256 52.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 181 37.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 67 21%
 2 Bedroom 119 37%
 3+ Bedroom 135 42%
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 $32,375 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26456 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. However, that is not the case in 26456. 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 1,047 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 636 19%
 No Earnings 1,665 50%
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 1,047 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 636 19%
 No Earnings 1,665 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,269 87%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 60 4%
 Worked at Home 132 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 351 25.8%
 High School Graduate 834 61.3%
 Associate's degree 89 6.5%
 Bachelor's degree 62 4.6%
 Master's degree 10 0.7%
 Professional school degree 8 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 6 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 838 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 20 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 66 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26456

ZIP Code 26456 is in the Doddridge County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26456.

Doddridge County Middle School
Rt. 2 Box 35c
West Union, WV 26456
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Doddridge County School District
Doddridge County Elementary School
Route 2 Box 35d
West Union, WV 26456
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Doddridge County School District
Doddridge County Preschool Center
2945 Smithton Rd
West Union, WV 26456
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Doddridge County School District
Doddridge County High School
1 Bulldog Dr
West Union, WV 26456
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Doddridge County School District

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