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ZIP Code 26521

Primary City:Blacksville, WV (View All Cities)
County: Monongalia County
Timezone: Eastern (1:52am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.71, -80.23
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26521

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26521. 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 26521. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26521, 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:
Blacksville, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26521 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26521 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 26521 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26521 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 346
Population Density 154 people per sq mi
Housing Units 161
Median Home Value $107,500
Land Area 2.25 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 143
Median Household Income $46,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male13116154121171213111410154722
Female610121591438161111112099733
Total1921183013261415282422253024131455

Gender

 Male 169 49%
 Female 177 51%
Gender

Race

 White 336 97%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 4 1%
 Two Or More Races 6 2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner01317232219154
Renter076310310
Total02023263222164

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 79 55%
 Single Guardian 23 16%
 Singles 35 24%
 Singles With Roommate 6 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 102 71%
 Households with Kids 41 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12271205320112340532
Female11125111213242532414
Total23396316533354872946

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26521 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26521 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 26521 real estate data, the median home value of $107,500 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 26521. Rentals in 26521 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26521 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 346 100%
 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 48 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 65 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 30 19%
 Households Vacant 18 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 17%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 22%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 6 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 1 11%
 2 Bedroom 3 33%
 3+ Bedroom 5 56%
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 $46,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26521 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. Most commuters in 26521 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 70 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13 6%
 No Earnings 135 62%
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 70 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13 6%
 No Earnings 135 62%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 76 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3 4%
 Worked at Home 2 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 7 8%
 High School Graduate 68 80%
 Associate's degree 5 6%
 Bachelor's degree 4 5%
 Master's degree 1 1%
 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 38 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26521

ZIP Code 26521 is in the Monongalia County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26521.

Clay-Battelle High School
Rt. 7 West
Blacksville, WV 26521
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Monongalia County School District
Mason-Dixon Elementary
7041 Mason Dixon Hwy
Blacksville, WV 26521
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Monongalia County School District

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