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ZIP Code 26543

Primary City:Osage, WV (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Monongalia County
Timezone: Eastern (9:13pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.661, -80.010
ZIP (~1100 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26543

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26543. 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 26543. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26543, 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:
Osage, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26543 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26543 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 26543 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 an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26543 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 252
Population Density 279 people per sq mi
Housing Units 141
Median Home Value $35,900
Land Area 0.90 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 106
Median Household Income $25,625

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8815671161041082977100
Female75131061186681111774283
Total151328161322141610181913161411383

Gender

 Male 119 47%
 Female 133 53%
Gender

Race

 White 213 85%
 Black Or African American 28 11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 11 4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4101613121443
Renter36284340
Total7161821161783

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 32 30%
 Single Guardian 28 26%
 Singles 38 36%
 Singles With Roommate 8 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 73 69%
 Households with Kids 33 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male32202213023433021122
Female30121012124133223120
Total62323225147566244242

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26543 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26543 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 26543 real estate data, the median home value of $35,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26543 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26543 are most commonly studio apartments. The rent for studio apartments is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26543 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 252 100%
 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 24 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 52 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 30 21%
 Households Vacant 35 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 43%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 20 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 24 100%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $25,625 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26543 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 26543 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 26543 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 13 11%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 44 38%
 No Earnings 58 50%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 13 11%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 44 38%
 No Earnings 58 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 66 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 15 25%
 High School Graduate 45 75%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 41 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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