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ZIP Code 26624

Primary City:Gassaway, WV (View All Cities)
County: Braxton County
Timezone: Eastern (11:09pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.7, -80.8
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26624

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26624. 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 26624. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26624, 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:
Gassaway, WV
Acceptable:
Chapel

Stats and Demographics for the 26624 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26624 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 26624 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26624 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,950
Population Density 40 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,511
Median Home Value $87,500
Land Area 73.30 sq mi
Water Area 0.28 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,304
Median Household Income $35,363

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male738380897664828880119103115989284452913
Female5985104759357819610011212511510610073525153
Total132168184164169121163184180231228230204192157978066

Gender

 Male 1,413 48%
 Female 1,537 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,899 98.3%
 Black Or African American 12 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.1%
 Asian 6 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 29 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner12671161852141889843
Renter3362647356443811
Total4512918025827023213654

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 663 51%
 Single Guardian 177 14%
 Singles 409 31%
 Singles With Roommate 55 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 969 74%
 Households with Kids 335 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male91513201413281513141519112116232216129
Female1810871517161918321620191719189111816
Total2725212729304434314631393038354131273025

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26624 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26624 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 26624 real estate data, the median home value of $87,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 26624. Rentals in 26624 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26624 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,950 100%
 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 398 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 525 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 381 25%
 Households Vacant 207 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 22 10.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Sale Only 13 6.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 11.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 68 32.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 79 38.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 4%
 1 Bedroom 63 21%
 2 Bedroom 117 39%
 3+ Bedroom 106 36%
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 $35,363 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26624 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 26624 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 832 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 494 21%
 No Earnings 1,059 44%
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 832 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 494 21%
 No Earnings 1,059 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,047 92.0%
 Public transportation 4 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 30 2.6%
 Worked at Home 57 5.0%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 220 22%
 High School Graduate 608 60%
 Associate's degree 30 3%
 Bachelor's degree 109 11%
 Master's degree 21 2%
 Professional school degree 26 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 336 86.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 20 5.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 33 8.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26624

ZIP Code 26624 is in the Braxton County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26624.

Davis Elementary School
113 5th St
Gassaway, WV 26624
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Braxton County School District
Lighthouse Christian Academy
38 Parsons Dr
Gassaway, WV 26624
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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