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ZIP Code 26601

Primary City:Sutton, WV (View All Cities)
County: Braxton County
Timezone: Eastern (11:39am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.7, -80.7
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26601

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26601. 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 26601. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26601, 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:
Sutton, WV
Acceptable:
Centralia, Herold, Newville

Stats and Demographics for the 26601 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26601 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 26601 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 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 26601 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,898
Population Density 37 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,363
Median Home Value $82,000
Land Area 131.24 sq mi
Water Area 2.84 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,948
Median Household Income $35,943

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
Male11512613316315717715117118920420219817713590665932
Female12913511914312112413313115817117221418212699685870
Total244261252306278301284302347375374412359261189134117102

Gender

 Male 2,545 52%
 Female 2,353 48%
Gender

Race

 White 4,788 97.8%
 Black Or African American 29 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 17 0.3%
 Asian 9 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 52 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner217921729635421813446
Renter58126979099663314
Total7920531438645328416760

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,031 53%
 Single Guardian 277 14%
 Singles 547 28%
 Singles With Roommate 93 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,409 72%
 Households with Kids 539 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2832202025273217253124301929323135343134
Female1622322120352034261825283117223732292326
Total4454524145625251514949585046546867635460

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26601 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26601 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 26601 real estate data, the median home value of $82,000 is low 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 26601. Rentals in 26601 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26601 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,563 93.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 267 5.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 58 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 558 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 807 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 583 25%
 Households Vacant 415 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 46 11.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 18 4.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 6.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 217 52.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 106 25.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 63 13%
 2 Bedroom 209 43%
 3+ Bedroom 215 44%
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 $35,943 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26601 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 26601 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 1,359 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,022 22%
 No Earnings 2,200 48%
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 1,359 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,022 22%
 No Earnings 2,200 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,723 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 68 4%
 Worked at Home 75 4%
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. 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 515 24.2%
 High School Graduate 1,336 62.8%
 Associate's degree 74 3.5%
 Bachelor's degree 132 6.2%
 Master's degree 48 2.3%
 Professional school degree 10 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 13 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 729 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 44 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 201 21%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26601

ZIP Code 26601 is in the Braxton County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26601.

Little Birch Elementary School
55 Little Birch Rd
Sutton, WV 26601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Braxton County School District
Sutton Elementary School
288 North Hill Rd
Sutton, WV 26601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Braxton County School District
Braxton County Middle School
100 Carter Braxton Dr
Sutton, WV 26601
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Braxton County School District
Braxton County High School
200 Jerry Burton Dr
Sutton, WV 26601
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Braxton County School District

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