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ZIP Code 26610

Primary City:Birch River, WV (View All Cities)
County: Nicholas County
Timezone: Eastern (5:29am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.5, -80.7
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26610

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26610. 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 26610. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26610, 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:
Birch River, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26610 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26610 is located in central 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 26610 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 26610 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,090
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 532
Median Home Value $59,300
Land Area 56.34 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 447
Median Household Income $32,614

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4624223130292839384949355936321441
Female24363525303127264441333844372113118
Total706057566060556582908273103735327159

Gender

 Male 566 52%
 Female 524 48%
Gender

Race

 White 1,075 98.6%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 13 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner93158738874286
Renter6141420131030
Total1545729310184316

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 255 57%
 Single Guardian 66 15%
 Singles 107 24%
 Singles With Roommate 19 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 320 72%
 Households with Kids 127 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male178786557123638949546
Female1566661167581336353689
Total181313141211161387111961412912111215

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26610 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26610 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 26610 real estate data, the median home value of $59,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26610 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26610 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26610 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,090 100%
 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 145 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 222 42%
 Renter Occupied Households 80 15%
 Households Vacant 85 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 4%
 For Sale Only 4 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 37 44%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 29 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 12 19%
 2 Bedroom 15 23%
 3+ Bedroom 37 58%
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 $32,614 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26610 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, 26610 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. However, that is not the case in 26610. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 179 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 197 25%
 No Earnings 415 52%
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 179 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 197 25%
 No Earnings 415 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 302 100%
 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. 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 94 29%
 High School Graduate 218 66%
 Associate's degree 9 3%
 Bachelor's degree 7 2%
 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 111 78%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 32 22%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26610

ZIP Code 26610 is in the Nicholas County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26610.

Birch River Elementary School
379 Birch River Rd
Birch River, WV 26610
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nicholas County School District

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