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ZIP Code 26505

Primary City:Morgantown, WV (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Morgantown
County: Monongalia County
Timezone: Eastern (1:33pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.65, -79.95
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26505

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26505. 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 26505. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26505, 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:
Booth, Everettville, Star City
Unacceptable:
Sabraton

Stats and Demographics for the 26505 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26505 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 26505 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26505 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,772
Population Density 2,954 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,781
Median Home Value $174,400
Land Area 13.12 sq mi
Water Area 0.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,422
Median Household Income $27,264

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 23Male Median Age: 23Female Median Age: 23

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5994914073,2887,4662,3211,138729572589606609523349251203188162
Female5564164252,9436,0211,662851560540617649646550431323303378410
Total1,1559078326,23113,4873,9831,9891,2891,1121,2061,2551,2551,073780574506566572

Gender

 Male 20,491 53%
 Female 18,281 47%
Gender

Race

 White 33,971 87.6%
 Black Or African American 1,629 4.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 55 0.1%
 Asian 2,112 5.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 21 0.1%
 Other Race 208 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 776 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4517526519371,047654515231
Renter6,0222,829807574416184201151
Total6,4733,5811,4581,5111,463838716382

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,572 22%
 Single Guardian 1,605 10%
 Singles 6,426 39%
 Singles With Roommate 4,819 29%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 14,387 88%
 Households with Kids 2,035 12%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male13112812699921041148893888077778581901139412,0632,109
Female1211061011041027073937899797582908079819491,7541,660
Total2522342272031941741871811711871591521591751611691941,8903,8173,769

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26505 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 26505 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 26505 real estate data, the median home value of $174,400 is slightly higher 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 26505. Rentals in 26505 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26505 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,870 84.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 22 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 287 0.7%
 Other Institutional 48 0.1%
 College Student Housing 5,425 14.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 120 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,052 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,186 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 11,184 63%
 Households Vacant 1,359 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 679 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 32 2%
 For Sale Only 163 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 122 9%
 For Migrant Workers 60 4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 271 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 196 2%
 1 Bedroom 2,538 27%
 2 Bedroom 3,922 42%
 3+ Bedroom 2,653 28%
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 $27,264 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26505 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 26505 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 26505 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 9,062 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 16,200 47%
 No Earnings 9,416 27%
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 9,062 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 16,200 47%
 No Earnings 9,416 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,661 78.5%
 Public transportation 382 2.2%
 Taxicab 14 0.1%
 Motorcycle 38 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,304 13.2%
 Worked at Home 999 5.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 409 5%
 High School Graduate 3,169 38%
 Associate's degree 360 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,893 23%
 Master's degree 1,161 14%
 Professional school degree 556 7%
 Doctorate degree 812 10%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,621 83.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 290 9.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 241 7.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26505

ZIP Code 26505 is in the Monongalia County School District. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26505.

Technical Education Center
1000 Mississippi St
Morgantown, WV 26505
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Monongalia County School District
Cheat Lake Elementary School
154 Crosby Rd
Morgantown, WV 26505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monongalia County School District
Mountainview Elementary School
661 Greenbag Rd
Morgantown, WV 26505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monongalia County School District
Mountaineer Middle School
160 Crosby Rd
Morgantown, WV 26505
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Monongalia County School District
Westwood Middle School
670 River Rd
Morgantown, WV 26505
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Monongalia County School District
Brookhaven Elementary School
1215 Baker St
Morgantown, WV 26505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monongalia County School District
Ridgedale Elementary School
1550 Goshen Rd
Morgantown, WV 26505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monongalia County School District
Easton Elementary School
2901 Point Marion Rd
Morgantown, WV 26505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monongalia County School District
Suncrest Middle School
360 Baldwin St
Morgantown, WV 26505
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Monongalia County School District
Suncrest Primary
523 Junior Ave
Morgantown, WV 26505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monongalia County School District
Woodburn Elementary School
918 Fortney St
Morgantown, WV 26505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monongalia County School District
Skyview Elementary School
668 River Rd
Morgantown, WV 26505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monongalia County School District
Mylan Park Elementary School
901 Mylan Park Ln
Morgantown, WV 26505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monongalia County School District
North Elementary School
825 Chestnut Ridge Rd
Morgantown, WV 26505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monongalia County School District
South Middle School
500 East Parkway St
Morgantown, WV 26505
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Monongalia County School District
Morgantown High School
109 Wilson Ave
Morgantown, WV 26505
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Monongalia County School District
University High School
131 Baker's Ridge Rd
Morgantown, WV 26505
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Monongalia County School District
Trinity Christian School
200 Trinity Way
Morgantown, WV 26505
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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