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ZIP Code 26508

Primary City:Morgantown, WV (View All Cities)
County: Monongalia County
Timezone: Eastern (7:00am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.6, -79.9
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26508

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26508. 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 26508. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26508, 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:
Little Falls
Unacceptable:
Cheat Lake, Sabraton

Stats and Demographics for the 26508 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26508 is located in north 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 26508 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 large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26508 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,170
Population Density 240 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,705
Median Home Value $190,400
Land Area 121.68 sq mi
Water Area 3.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,748
Median Household Income $64,144

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9729349109801,2531,0559701,0069831,0591,068983824529380230160102
Female9259329189111,1711,0809921,0071,0501,1371,0671,102778572408296240186
Total1,8971,8661,8281,8912,4242,1351,9622,0132,0332,1962,1352,0851,6021,101788526400288

Gender

 Male 14,398 49%
 Female 14,772 51%
Gender

Race

 White 27,580 94.5%
 Black Or African American 529 1.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 33 0.1%
 Asian 554 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 74 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 390 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2001,1861,6682,0431,9491,064564144
Renter7728204923682611207522
Total9722,0062,1602,4112,2101,184639166

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,324 54%
 Single Guardian 1,495 13%
 Singles 2,814 24%
 Singles With Roommate 1,115 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,032 68%
 Households with Kids 3,716 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male205189201204192215183159185189183156207175182182186200230236
Female169204176194193180183183193169194186182187182181172166210281
Total374393377398385395366342378358377342389362364363358366440517

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26508 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26508 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 26508 real estate data, the median home value of $190,400 is slightly higher 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 26508. Rentals in 26508 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26508 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,103 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 53 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 14 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,673 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,145 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,930 23%
 Households Vacant 957 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 276 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 1%
 For Sale Only 127 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 49 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 259 27%
 For Migrant Workers 8 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 224 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 49 2%
 1 Bedroom 558 20%
 2 Bedroom 1,190 42%
 3+ Bedroom 1,036 37%
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 $64,144 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26508 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 26508 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 11,992 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,009 24%
 No Earnings 7,567 30%
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 11,992 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,009 24%
 No Earnings 7,567 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,360 94.5%
 Public transportation 120 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 42 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 63 0.4%
 Worked at Home 661 4.1%
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 890 9%
 High School Graduate 4,847 48%
 Associate's degree 378 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,819 18%
 Master's degree 1,068 11%
 Professional school degree 553 5%
 Doctorate degree 572 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,347 75.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 794 13.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 625 10.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26508

ZIP Code 26508 is in the Private. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26508.

St Francis De Sales Central Catholic School
41 Guthrie Ln
Morgantown, WV 26508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Morgantown Christian Academy
809 Greenbag Rd
Morgantown, WV 26508
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Morgantown Learning Academy
123 Discovery Pl
Morgantown, WV 26508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Covenant Christian School
802 Greenbag Rd
Morgantown, WV 26508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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