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ZIP Code 26581

Primary City:Littleton, WV (View All Cities)
County: Wetzel County
Timezone: Eastern (7:43am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.67, -80.57
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26581

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26581. 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 26581. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26581, 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:
Littleton, WV
Acceptable:
Knob Fork, Wileyville

Stats and Demographics for the 26581 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26581 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 26581 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26581 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,104
Population Density 23 people per sq mi
Housing Units 557
Median Home Value $68,600
Land Area 48.93 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 426
Median Household Income $31,080

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male31343238472420354837443745272319125
Female213038442620223346413940503026151312
Total526470827344426894788377955749342517

Gender

 Male 558 51%
 Female 546 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,097 99.4%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 7 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner62064719359418
Renter51612712732
Total11367678105664410

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 244 57%
 Single Guardian 62 15%
 Singles 102 24%
 Singles With Roommate 18 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 296 69%
 Households with Kids 130 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male74646974896656411810513
Female343638577613104510128867
Total108910917121115151916911142316181120

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26581 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26581 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 26581 real estate data, the median home value of $68,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26581 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26581 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally < $200/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26581 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,104 100%
 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 140 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 222 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 64 11%
 Households Vacant 131 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 8 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 37%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 69 53%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 11 13%
 2 Bedroom 35 42%
 3+ Bedroom 38 45%
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 $31,080 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26581 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 26581 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 178 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 119 14%
 No Earnings 538 64%
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 178 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 119 14%
 No Earnings 538 64%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 224 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 17 7%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 86 26%
 High School Graduate 218 65%
 Associate's degree 8 2%
 Bachelor's degree 22 7%
 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 190 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 14 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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