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ZIP Code 26501

Primary City:Morgantown, WV (View All Cities)
County: Monongalia County
Timezone: Eastern (12:59am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.6, -80.0
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26501

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26501. 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 26501. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26501, 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:
Morgantown, WV
Acceptable:
Westover

Stats and Demographics for the 26501 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26501 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 26501 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26501 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,616
Population Density 326 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,905
Median Home Value $130,900
Land Area 60.24 sq mi
Water Area 0.90 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,158
Median Household Income $42,127

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4814414205401,1711,01288378978374477774756438923219813874
Female4814354105171,017816603518556596705665539375284257240219
Total9628768301,0572,1881,8281,4861,3071,3391,3401,4821,4121,103764516455378293

Gender

 Male 10,383 53%
 Female 9,233 47%
Gender

Race

 White 17,560 89.5%
 Black Or African American 1,249 6.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 39 0.2%
 Asian 252 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.1%
 Other Race 77 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 422 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1376057951,0321,176729533198
Renter756885444401276887132
Total8931,4901,2391,4331,452817604230

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,373 41%
 Single Guardian 1,244 15%
 Singles 2,518 31%
 Singles With Roommate 1,023 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,260 77%
 Households with Kids 1,898 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male97104809380979883838475848790105869898153230
Female899010210583978776927877859179779210484160196
Total186194182198163194185159175162152169178169182178202182313426

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26501 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26501 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 26501 real estate data, the median home value of $130,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 26501. Rentals in 26501 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26501 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,323 93.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,271 6.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 22 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,002 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,203 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,953 33%
 Households Vacant 747 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 226 30.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1.2%
 For Sale Only 123 16.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 39 5.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 81 10.8%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 265 35.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 48 2%
 1 Bedroom 567 21%
 2 Bedroom 1,214 45%
 3+ Bedroom 884 33%
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 $42,127 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26501 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. More commuters in 26501 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,977 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,358 26%
 No Earnings 5,588 33%
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 6,977 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,358 26%
 No Earnings 5,588 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,082 84.5%
 Public transportation 208 2.2%
 Taxicab 49 0.5%
 Motorcycle 34 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 841 8.8%
 Worked at Home 348 3.6%
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 some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 913 12%
 High School Graduate 4,279 56%
 Associate's degree 322 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,053 14%
 Master's degree 537 7%
 Professional school degree 224 3%
 Doctorate degree 289 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,006 78.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 173 6.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 388 15.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26501

ZIP Code 26501 is in the Monongalia County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26501.

Eastwood Elementary School
13 South High St
Morgantown, WV 26501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monongalia County School District

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