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ZIP Code 26554

Primary City:Fairmont, WV (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Fairmont
County: Marion County
Timezone: Eastern (3:07pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.5, -80.1
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26554

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26554. 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 26554. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26554, 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:
Fairmont, WV
Acceptable:
Jordan, Monongah, Pleasant Valley, Pleasant Vly, White Hall
Unacceptable:
Bellview

Stats and Demographics for the 26554 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26554 is located in central 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 26554 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26554 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 41,369
Population Density 306 people per sq mi
Housing Units 19,466
Median Home Value $101,400
Land Area 135.29 sq mi
Water Area 2.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,585
Median Household Income $42,489

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2121,1651,0731,4381,6441,4011,3031,2661,3041,2581,5271,5141,253888699501427315
Female1,1051,0591,0761,3871,5881,3121,3101,2711,3071,3521,5471,4781,3441,056863709692725
Total2,3172,2242,1492,8253,2322,7132,6132,5372,6112,6103,0742,9922,5971,9441,5621,2101,1191,040

Gender

 Male 20,188 49%
 Female 21,181 51%
Gender

Race

 White 38,528 93.1%
 Black Or African American 1,656 4.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 83 0.2%
 Asian 297 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 116 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 684 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1621,2571,9072,3552,7101,8771,442608
Renter9551,277843822651403216100
Total1,1172,5342,7503,1773,3612,2801,658708

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,217 47%
 Single Guardian 2,676 15%
 Singles 5,410 31%
 Singles With Roommate 1,282 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 12,933 74%
 Households with Kids 4,652 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male236247212261221250201250243216234237192194218229276293422391
Female219218237196212236214187210219212203231211211212226337401394
Total455465449457433486415437453435446440423405429441502630823785

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26554 has a slightly less than average 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26554 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 26554 real estate data, the median home value of $101,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 26554. Rentals in 26554 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26554 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 40,029 96.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 56 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 292 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 789 1.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 203 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,540 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 5,778 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,267 27%
 Households Vacant 1,881 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 446 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 28 1%
 For Sale Only 198 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 128 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 239 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 842 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 124 3%
 1 Bedroom 974 21%
 2 Bedroom 2,208 48%
 3+ Bedroom 1,254 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 $42,489 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26554 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 26554 can expect to fall in that range. 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 14,215 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,507 22%
 No Earnings 12,920 37%
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 14,215 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,507 22%
 No Earnings 12,920 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,871 91.3%
 Public transportation 93 0.5%
 Taxicab 4 0.0%
 Motorcycle 112 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 825 4.2%
 Worked at Home 666 3.4%
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 1,766 13%
 High School Graduate 7,677 56%
 Associate's degree 719 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,291 17%
 Master's degree 864 6%
 Professional school degree 230 2%
 Doctorate degree 122 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,280 81.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 463 7.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 739 11.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26554

ZIP Code 26554 is in the Marion County School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26554.

East Fairmont High School
1993 Airport Rd
Fairmont, WV 26554
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Marion County School District
Barnes Center (alc)
100 Naomi St
Fairmont, WV 26554
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Marion County School District
East Dale Elementary School
Rt. 3
Fairmont, WV 26554
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marion County School District
East Park Elementary School
1025 Fairfax St
Fairmont, WV 26554
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marion County School District
Jayenne Elementary School
1504 Country Club Rd
Fairmont, WV 26554
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marion County School District
Monongah Elementary School
628 Walnut St
Monongah, WV 26554
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marion County School District
Pleasant Valley Elementary School
1858 Valley School Rd
Fairmont, WV 26554
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marion County School District
Watson Elementary School
1579 Mary Lou Retton Dr
Fairmont, WV 26554
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marion County School District
White Hall Elementary School
Route 7 Box 65
Fairmont, WV 26554
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marion County School District
West Fairmont Middle School
110 10th St
Fairmont, WV 26554
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Marion County School District
Monongah Middle School
550 Camden Ave
Monongah, WV 26554
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Marion County School District
Fairmont Youth Academy
3 Crosswind Dr
Fairmont, WV 26554
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Institutional Educational Programs School District
Fairmont Senior High School
1 Loop Park Dr
Fairmont, WV 26554
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Marion County School District
East Fairmont Junior High School
1 Orion Ln
Fairmont, WV 26554
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Marion County School District
Fairmont Catholic Grade School
416 Madison St
Fairmont, WV 26554
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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